LEXINGTON COUNTY — Two women were arrested Tuesday, charged with operating a methamphetamine lab at a home near Pelion.
Jessica Nicole Ellison, 31, of West Columbia was charged with possessing meth. Mindy Angela Proctor, 28, of Pelion was charged with manufacturing meth.
At about 1:51 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Lexington County Sheriffs Department, deputies detected a strong chemical odor coming from Proctors home. Deputies found a device used in manufacturing meth inside a garbage can, as well as methamphetamine.
Metts asked anyone with information about illegal drug activity in Lexington County to call the Lexington County Sheriffs Department at (803) 785-8230 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. Citizens also can provide information anonymously by accessing the Crime Tip link on the Sheriffs Department web site (www.lexingtonsheriff.com).