Mar 6, 2013 10:42 Gonzales man booked in meth lab case Gonzales man booked in meth lab case Scott Bateman. Advocate staff report| March 06, 2013 Comments GONZALES — A Gonzales man accused of operating a methamphetamine lab in his home was booked Tuesday. Scott Bateman, 36, 13215 George Rouyea Road, was booked with operating a clandestine lab, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Louisiana State Probation and Parole agents went to Bateman’s home on Tuesday on a routine visit because he had been placed on probation for possession of methamphetamine and simple burglary convictions. During the visit, agents found what appeared to be a methamphetamine lab and drug paraphernalia. Agents then contacted Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office narcotics detectives. The detectives confirmed that Bateman did have a methamphetamine lab in his residence. Deputies removed the methamphetamine lab from the home and disposed of the materials.