WC meth lab yields 4th arrest

WC meth lab yields 4th arrest

A fourth person has been charged by Weakley County authorities in connection with a meth lab discovered Tuesday at a home near Martin.
Kimberly Dale Brasfield of 200 Hamm Road, Martin, surrendered herself Wednesday to deputies at the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department.
She was charged with manufacture of meth, possession of meth, promotion of meth manufacture, possession of marijuana and aggravated child abuse in connection with the discovery of a meth lab at 200 Hamm Road, located near Highway 22 at the Industrial Road exit near Martin.
Initially, three people were charged Tuesday after Weakley County sheriff’s deputies and Martin police found finished methamphetamine while executing a search warrant at the residence, the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Arrested on similar charges Tuesday were Kegan Tyler Blaine Hatley of 200 Hamm Road; Christopher Lee Payne of Travis Road, Martin; and Amy Marie Mitchell of Highway 118, Dresden.
Officers from the sheriff’s department and the Martin Police Department made entry into the Hamm Road residence and allegedly caught three people with finished methamphetamine. Officers also found equipment and ingredients in various stages of methamphetamine production, according to a sheriff’s department news release.
A meth lab response truck from the Tennessee Meth Task Force assisted in the lab cleanup.
The case remains under investigation and more suspects may be charged in connection with the case, sheriff’s investigator Randall McGowan reported.

Published in The Messenger 4.13.12

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