Two Charged In Meth Lab Find

The Tennessee Meth & Pharmaceutical Task Force Lab Response Team was called in on Monday, March 17 to a residence on Rugby Avenue in Jamestown to cleanup a meth lab found in the residence, which resulted in the arrest of two persons.  At left:  the portable meth lab and meth-making components which were seized after an execution of a search warrant at the residence.

The Tennessee Meth & Pharmaceutical Task Force Lab Response Team was called in on Monday, March 17 to a residence on Rugby Avenue in Jamestown to cleanup a meth lab found in the residence, which resulted in the arrest of two persons. At left: the portable meth lab and meth-making components which were seized after an execution of a search warrant at the residence.

On Monday, March 17, deputies from the Fentress County Sheriff’s Office served a narcotics related search warrant at a residence located at 608 Rugby Avenue in Jamestown.

Upon execution of the search warrant, a quantity of items of drug paraphernalia and a portable meth lab were found in the house.

Two small children were also in the residence at the time of the search, who could have accessed most of the drug-related items.

Two subjects, identified as Justin Roberts,, 25, of 608 Rugby Avenue, Jamestown, and his wife, Linda Roberts, age 30 of the same address, were both taken into custody and METH2IMG_3097charged with 2 counts of Child Neglect each and Initiation of the Manufacture of Methamphetamine Process.

The mobile lab was located upstairs and was a one-pot type lab, with a positive field test from the lab.

The Meth Task Force was notified and responded to the scene to conduct the lab clean up.

From inside the house, authorities seized the portable meth lab, three spoons with residue, a needle, a marijuana cigarette, and a pill crusher with straw.

Read the rest of the story in this weeks Fentress Courier.