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Deputies Say St. Albans Man Faces Drug Charge After Meth Lab Found

Reported: May. 12, 2014 1:56 PM EDT
Updated: May. 12, 2014 4:39 PM EDT
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SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) – Kanawha County deputies said a St. Albans man faces a drug charge after a methamphetamine laboratory was discovered at a home outside of South Charleston.

Stephen Gregory Skaggs, 27, was arrested Monday and charged with operating a clandestine meth lab, according to a news release from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said they found the meth lab in a residence on Fairview Acres, outside the city limits of South Charleston. In addition to finding components of an ordinary meth lab, investigators also found a “shake and bake” type lab that had been used in the past and still contained some ingredients.

Skaggs was arraigned by Magistrate Jack Pauley who set a bond of $5,000 or 10 percent property. Skaggs was unable to make bond and was taken to South Central Regional Jail.

-- Kanawha County Sheriff's Office Photo




SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Katy Brown, Jeff Morris) -- Kanawha County deputies were on the scene Monday of a methamphetamine laboratory.

The lab is located on Fairview Acres off Chestnut Street outside South Charleston, according to information posted on the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office Twitter page.

Eyewitness News has a crew at the scene. Stay tuned for updates on this story.



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