Three face charges in meth lab bust

meth bustThree individuals reportedly making methamphetamine in the back yard of a Taft home, while a small child played in the yard nearby, were taken into custody and charged last Sunday.

Following a lengthy investigation, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Pitts seized a one-pot meth lab, along with meth components, at 1036 Ardmore Highway.  

Charged were Jennifer Lynn Turner, 23, of 1036 Ardmore Highway, who was held on $48,000 bond; Michael Brandon Bowden, 31, of 18 Clemens Road, Flintville, held on $87,600 bond; and Ronald John Scott, 32, of 12 Johnson School Road, released on $58,500 bond.

All three were charged with possession of a schedule II drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, child endangerment, promotion of the manufacturing of meth, criminal conspiracy and initiating the process of manufacturing meth.

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 5:48 am