|County’s meth labs total 10 in 2008 |
|The number of meth lab seizures in Weakley County has risen to 10 in 2008 after the discovery of a rolling meth lab found April 28 during a routine traffic stop conducted by the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department. |
A press release issued by the department states Roy Wilson, 30, of Camden and Jessica Cozart, 26, of McKenzie each face a charge of manufacture of Schedule II (methamphetamine).
The traffic stop conducted by WCSD deputy Randy Crocker near Pillowville resulted in the discovery of the active methamphetamine lab in the 1999 Chevy Tahoe the two were driving.
The press release also cites a third person ran from the vehicle into a wooded area near Bear Creek Road.
Investigators reportedly have identified the suspect that fled from the scene and warrants have been issued for his arrest.
An environmental clean-up crew was called to the area to take possession of the lab. WCSD has seized and quarantined the vehicle.
Cozart also faces a DUI charge and driving on a revoked license.
Wilson was charged with possession of Schedule II.
The department is asking anyone with information about methamphetamine manufacture or substance use to the department at 364-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 587-2611. All persons with information will remain confidential.