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Man arrested, drugs conficated in bust in Groves

GROVES — The sounds of a drug bust interrupted the quiet in the 6200 block of  Monroe Street in Groves on Monday when the Jefferson County Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant and made an arrest.
During the search 72 grams of methamphetamine were located, according to a press release from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.
Keith Scott McLaughlin, 50, was arrested in the residence in several counts of possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $40,000 on one count and no bond was set on three others as motions to revoke probation were filed.

Keith Scott McLaughlin

Keith Scott McLaughlin

About Roger Cowles

Roger Cowles is the editor of The Port Arthur News. Born in Port Arthur, he grew up in Groves. He is a graduate of Port Neches-Groves High School and Lamar University, where he was editor of the University Press. Cowles is married to Celines Del Valle, is a member and past president of The Rotary Club of Port Arthur and serves on a number of boards for local agencies, including the United Way of Mid and South Jefferson County and the Salvation Army.

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