Deputies Arrest Lamont Covington
LABELLE, FL. -- In the early morning hours on Friday January 18, Hendry County Sheriff�s Deputies executed a search warrant at 801 Suwanee Avenue in LaBelle. Deputies located crack cocaine, processing material normally used in the manufacturing of crack cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and US currency inside the residence.
According to Sheriff Ronnie Lee, it appeared the house was being used as a place to manufacture crack cocaine. Charles Lamont Covington, age 26, was arrested at the scene and charged with Operating a Drug House, two counts for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Firearm During The Commission of a Felony, Trafficking in Cocaine, Manufacturing Crack Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine, and Possession of Cocaine With Intent to Sell.