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LPD arrests 3 at motel for manufacturing meth
LIVINGSTON — Livingston Police Officers went to a motel at North Washington in connection with a burglary investigation at about 11 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4. "When Sgt. Chad Ward, Officer Chad Ward, Officer Adam Williford and DPS Kevin Burman were attempting to locate a burglary suspect a white female opened the motel door. When she saw officers standing outside the room she immediately shut the door," said Det. Leon Middleton, a spokesman for Livingston Police Department. After the female shut the door the officers' attention was then drawn to this particular motel room where the suspect might be. The occupants were then identified as Tiffanythea Jeanann Boyington-Ali, 30, and Michael Bradley Brown, 34, both of Livingston. After speaking with both individuals, Boyington- Ali allowed officers in the room and there was another male discovered hiding in the bathroom of the motel room who was later identified as Jodie Len Brown, 31, of Livingston, Middleton said. After identifying all the people in the motel room it was later learned by officers that both Jodie and Michael Brown had active felony warrants for their arrest for parole violations. While making the arrest officers observed several items of drug paraphernalia in the room along with items used to manufacture methamphetamines. The investigation continued and officers were able to recover evidence related to manufacturing methamphetamines and a possession of a controlled substance. All three suspects were charged with second degree felony charge of possession of a controlled substance, a first degree felony; manufacturing a controlled substance, and second degree felony possess chemicals with Intent to manufacture a controlled substance. There was an additional charge of failure to identify fugitive from justice charge filed against Jodie Brown after he gave officers a false name before being arrested.