Deputies Bust Meth Lab In Pickens

Disturbance call leads to discovery of "clandestine" meth lab

A disturbance call led to the discover of what authorities are calling a “clandestine meth lab” and multiple charges for two people arrested at the scene.

Deputies responded to a disturbance call at 1722 Reece Mill Road in Pickens on Tuesday, June 5, according to a release from the Pickens County Sheriff's Office.

While at the scene, deputies saw what they believed to be a clandestine methamphetamine manufacturing operation. Deputies called narcotics agents, who came to the scene, the release said.

The narcotics agents dismantled the lab, and obtained samples as evidence.

An Advanced Environmental Operations clean-up crew removed the hazardous materials from the residence.

Marijunan and Diazepam, which is categorized as a controlled substance by the Drug Enforcement Agency, were found at the home, the release said.

Clarence Woodrow Chris Todd is charged with manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana. He is currently being held on a $11,500 surety bond.

Tine Faye Cox is charged with manufacture of methamphetamine 2nd offense. She is currently being held on a $20,000 surety bond.


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