Officers from five Lexington County police agencies dismantled a drug lab Tuesday, arresting four residents charged with manufacturing methamphetamines.
The lab, on Lexington’s Kenneth Drive, was dismantled by officers with a multi-agency narcotics team.
Arrested were Sarah Ann Buckner, 32, and Brodie Kale Sexton, 33, both of Kenneth Drive; Clinton Kent French, 25, of Rich Lucas Road, Gaston; and Jonathan Lee Shealy, 30, of Wattling Road, West Columbia.
The four were being held Wednesday at the Lexington County Detention Center, awaiting bond hearings.
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Tuesday morning, two officers with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department went to the Kenneth Drive house as part of a burglary investigation, according to a news release from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Officers saw materials, including a burn pile in the back yard, that led them to believe a meth lab was being operated on the site.
The State Law Enforcement Division assisted officers with Lexington County and the Batesburg-Leesville, Cayce, Irmo and Lexington police departments.