Stories tagged with: Meth Lab

December 28, 2012 - 10:25pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

Charges have been filed on the persons involved in the meth labs discovered in Perry County earlier this month.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office said 24-year-old Timothy Murray and 22-year-old Brandon Butcher are both charged with two counts of manufacturing drugs, and 54-year-old Timothy Graves is charged with permitting drug abuse.

The sheriff's office said the charges stem from the December 4th incident at 105 West Gay Street in Somerset, when the Somerset Fire Department...

September 17, 2012 - 6:00pm
3 years 48 weeks ago

Authorities in Perry County are investigating a meth lab discovered Monday afternoon.

Around 1 p.m. deputies arrived at 14975 Earl Place in Thornville to serve a warrant to a man living at the residence and discovered a meth lab inside of the residence.

Sergeant Keith Peck with the Perry County Sheriff's Office said the man was arrested for the warrant and two others in the house were detained for questioning and could face charges in connection to the bust.

"The house...

September 7, 2012 - 8:51am
3 years 50 weeks ago

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office says one person is in custody after the discovery of methamphetamine lab. Sheriff William Barker says it was found Thursday at 1150 Flag Dale Road in Junction City. Barker says around 3 pm deputies found the lab and the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force was called in to investigate and clean-up the scene. Barker says the name of the female in custody will not be released until she is formally charged. Anyone with information on this incident is...

June 13, 2012 - 10:42pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

Authorities say a meth lab was discovered Wednesday evening at a Zanesville home.

According to Lieutenant Chris Rice with the Zanesville Police Department, officers were first called 1234 Melrose Avenue around 7 p.m. because of a fight.

When they arrived on the scene, officers were advised someone in the home was making methamphetamine.

"Upon search of the residence a container of bottles and jars were located that did have the strong aroma of chemicals used in...

February 15, 2012 - 7:16pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

A Zanesville woman pleads guilty in connection with a rolling meth lab where a child was in the car.

30-year-old Atasia Burkett pled guilty in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Wednesday to one count of the illegal assembly of chemicals for manufacturing of drugs.

In January, a vehicle was pulled over on Linden Avenue in Zanesville and officers discovered a mobile meth lab.

Burkett, 25-year-old Stephanie Campfield and 27-year-old John Campfield were arrested. The...

January 24, 2012 - 5:12pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

A man wanted by the Perry County Sheriff's Office is now in custody.

46-year-old Keith Watts turned himself into authorities Tuesday.

While searching for Watts on Monday, deputies say they discovered a meth lab at his home at 9796 State route 669 in Crooksville.

Watts is being held in the Southeastern Ohio Regional  Jail on probation violation charges.

Watts faces additional charges in connection with the meth lab...

January 23, 2012 - 8:58pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office says deputies discovered a meth lab Monday at a Crooksville home.

According to Sgt. Kevin Starrett, the lab was discovered at 9796 State Route 669. Authorities found the lab while assisting the Perry County Common Pleas Court Probation Department in the search for 46-year-old Keith Watts at the home.

Starrett says Watts is wanted on outstanding warrants and probation violations. He is still on the loose. If anyone knows of his...

January 23, 2012 - 6:56pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

A man arrested at a Muskingum County truck stop with a rolling meth lab was sentenced Monday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court.

49-year-old Terry Boyd of Zanesville was sentenced to two years in prison and received a $5,000 fine. Boyd was arrested last August at the Love's Travel Stop on Sonora Road. He later pled guilty to the illegal assembly of chemicals for the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

December 1, 2011 - 10:46am
4 years 38 weeks ago

Four suspects face felony charges after an investigation following a traffic stop.

State Highway Patrol Troopers stopped a vehicle for a headlight violation in Lancaster around 1:30am Wednesday.

During the stop a trooper noticed evidence of a meth lab inside the vehicle. The vehicle's occupants 25-year-old Joshua Lanier of Rockbridge and 32-year-old Angela Ogg of Lancaster led authorities to the Casa Grande Motel where two additional suspects were located.

They are 44-year-...

August 30, 2011 - 10:38pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

A mobile meth lab was discovered during a traffic stop Tuesday night in Zanesville.

According to Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz, a vehicle was pulled over around 9:20 p.m. at the Love's Travel Stop on Sonora Road.

Lt. Mike LeCocq, who made the stop, discovered during his investigation one of the occupants of the vehicle had an outstanding warrant in another county. Lt. LeCocq also found what authorities call a "rolling meth lab".

Sheriff Lutz says meth...

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