Two women charged in meth lab bust near Pelion

cwinston@thestate.comOctober 2, 2013 

— 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 Sheriff’s Department, deputies detected a strong chemical odor coming from Proctor’s 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 Sheriff’s 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 Sheriff’s Department web site (

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