METH ARREST Deputies Say They Discover Meth; One Arrested
Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Dec. 10, 2012 9:14 AM EST
Updated: Dec. 10, 2012 9:35 AM EST
West Virginia Regional Jail Photo
, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
A Kanawha County was arrested after deputies said they discovered meth and meth-making materials outside a home over the weekend.
Corey Cranfield, 24, of Sissonville was arrested and charged with operating a clandestine laboratory and possession of meth with intent to deliver.
Sgt. J.S. Elkins and Deputy A.C. Fisher responded to 4022 Rich Fork Road near Sissonville about 7 a.m. Saturday after receiving a meth tip. That's where they said they found Cranfield, asleep near an outbuilding on the property.
Deputies said they discovered numerous items consistent with what is used to manufacture or sell illegal drugs, including digital scales, two torch heads, binoculars and cellular telephone batteries.
They also found a milky-white multilayered liquid, 16-ounce hydrogen peroxide, eight iodine bottles and an unknown white, granular rock-like substance. Elkins weighed the suspected meth, about 13.5 grams, with a street value of a total of $3,375.
Cranfield was taken to South Central Regional Jail.
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