Posted: Sep 12, 2013 9:36 AM by Ian Auzenne
Updated: Sep 12, 2013 9:37 AM
A burglary investigation in Morgan City turned into a meth lab bust, landing two men in jail.
Police arrested George Harvey on a simple burglary charge, accusing him of stealing a purse from a neighbor's home on Egle Street.
Police say when they searched Harvey's home, they found items used to create meth. Another resident in Harvey's home, Christopher Davis Johnson, was questioned and later charged with operation of a clandestine laboratory.
Harvey was not charged in connection with the alleged meth lab.
Both remain in the Morgan City Jail. No bond has been set.