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State Police Say Three Face Charges After Meth Lab Found in Clay County

Reported: May. 28, 2014 12:20 PM EDT
Updated: May. 28, 2014 1:00 PM EDT
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QUEEN SHOALS, W.Va. (Fallon Pierson) -- Three people were arrested on Tuesday on drug charges after methaphetamine lab was discovered.

Brian Hodge, 26, Wendell Hodge, 43, and Riley Mitchell, 29, are being held at the Central Regional Jail.

Troopers from the Clay County detachment first responded to a call that a truck had slid into a church at Queen Shoals. When they got there, they found a truck crashed into a building behind the church. It apparently slid over an embankment.

Trooper ran the tags to determine who owns the truck. When they went to the home of the truck owner, they found a meth lab on his property, State Police said.

Charges range from attempting to operate a clandestine drug lab and pseudophedrine in an altered state, to conspiracy to commit a felony against the state.

All three are being held with a $25,000 bond each.



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