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Meth Lab Bust in Lincoln County

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Updated: 2/06/2013 4:45 pm
State Police said a methamphetamine lab roundup near Crab Orchard netted four suspects, closed three toxic labs and uncovered more than five marijuana plants.

Five law enforcement agencies, including Lincoln County Sheriff's Department and Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents, executed search warrants on six alleged meth labs near Crab Orchard. Three labs were found and contained by drug enforcement agents.

Officers also recovered several items of stolen property, as well as marijuana and marijuana plants.

Clyde W. Berryman and Paul D. Lemon were arrested on charges of first- and second-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and trafficking in marijuana more than eight ounces.

Berryman is in custody at the Lincoln County Regional Jail on a $10,000 bond, payable at 10 percent. Lemon was held on a $3,500 bond, also payable at 10 percent. Both men have posted bail.

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