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West Monroe police arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of criminal trespass on Saturday after authorities received a complaint about the suspect digging in a dumpster behind a closed business on Cypress Street.

The suspect was identified as Hector Manual Avila-Flores, 45, of 800 Splane Drive, West Monroe.

After searching his person, police found a bag with methamphetamine residue in his pocket as well as another bag containing a small amount of meth. Avila-Flores told police he had smoked meth earlier that day.

The business manager asked for Avila-Flores to be charged with trespassing.

He also was charged with possession of meth.

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