EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSSECOND METH SUSPECT
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Police Say Second Suspect Arrested In Connection With Meth Lab In Ohio
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Dec. 20, 2012 1:05 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 20, 2012 1:49 PM EST
Portsmouth , Scioto County , Ohio
Law enforcement officers in Ohio said they arrested a second suspect in connection with a meth lab that was found while children were present.
Misty L. Hurt, 32, of Portsmouth was arrested Wednesday. On Nov. 7, members of the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force found an active "one pot" meth lab and chemicals inside the suspect's home, according to a news release from the Portsmouth Police Department. A Scioto County grand jury indicted Hurt on charges of illegal manufacture of drugs, illegal assembly of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs and endangering children.
Dustin Carver, 32, who also lived at the home, was charged with the illegal manufacture of drugs.
Police said they discovered a meth lab, including an active "one pot" meth lab, in Scioto County, Ohio.
Police arrested Dustin Carver, 32, of Portsmouth on Wednesday. Detectives with the Drug Task Force received information about a meth lab at a home on Denver Street, according to a news release from Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini. Detectives said they searched the home and found chemicals and materials to make meth. While investigating, detectives discovered a "one pot" meth cook in the process, police said. Police said the suspect allegedly admitted to making meth.
Carver was charged with manufacturing meth within 100 feet of a juvenile and illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for making meth. He is being held at the Scioto County Jail on a $175,000 bond.
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