Two Sleepers In Car Arrested For Drugs
LABELLE, FL. -- While checking a car that was parked in an empty lot on Manatee Avenue, Hendry Sheriff Sergeant Shawn Reed found two occupants sleeping. Sergeant Reed and Corporal Jesus Olvera searched the vehicle and located 41seroquel pills, 4 tramadol pills, 1 baggie of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and 20 cyproheptadine pills.
James Robert Pender, age 22 of 745 Kissimmee Avenue LaBelle, was arrested and charged with Possession of Prescription Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana.
Amanda Leigh Paris, age 28 of 432 Vangaurd Lake Placid, was charged with Possession of Prescription Pills, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Child Neglect.
According to Sheriff Ronnie Lee, the Hendry County Sheriff's Office received information from the Glades County Sheriff�s Office that they were attempting to locate Amanda Paris and her 5 month-old baby. There was an outstanding case against her for child neglect.