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Three arrested in meth lab bust

Published 12:56pm Thursday, August 2, 2012

CHESAPEAKE — Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless said three people have been arrested in an alleged Wednesday evening meth lab bust in Chesapeake. Donald J. Workman, of 306 Little Solida Road was charged with manufacturing illegal drugs and on the capias from Lawrence County Common Pleas Court, Jan E Bess, of 276 County Road 124, Chesapeake, was charged with complicity to manufacturing a controlled substance and Jennifer D. Hinchman, of 1129 Waco Road, Huntington, W.Va., was also charged with complicity to manufacturing a controlled substance. All three were taken to the Lawrence County jail. Lawless said authorities uncovered remains of an active meth lab as well as remnants of older ones at the Bess resident where the arrests occurred.

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