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Deputies Arrest One Man for Manufacturing Methamphetamine


Officers with the Lexington County Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) on Thursday, October 17 seized a methamphetamine laboratory that was being operated at a home on Archwood Street, near Gaston. Officers arrested a 29-year-old Gaston man in connection with the methamphetamine laboratory that officers found at the residence.

Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said NET officers arrested Christopher Bryan Still, 29, of 742 Archwood Street, Gaston. Officers arrested Still on a charge of manufacturing methamphetamine.

Still is being held on Friday, October 18 at the Lexington County Detention Center while awaiting bond hearings, Metts said.

At about 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies received an anonymous tip from a citizen that there was an active methamphetamine laboratory being operated at the residence located at 742 Archwood Street, where Still resides.

Deputies made contact with Still at the residence who attempted evade deputies but was subsequently apprehended. Deputies discovered an active methamphetamine laboratory on the property after Still was detained.

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 (www.lexingtonsheriff.com).

NET is comprised of officers from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, Batesburg-Leesville Police Department and Lexington Police Department, Metts said. The sheriff and municipal police chiefs implemented NET in 2001 in order to enhance drug enforcement in Lexington County.

 


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