Thursday afternoon LaFollette Police discovered a meth lab at 311 West Avenue in LaFollette. Officers also discovered approximately 16 grams of methamphetamine during the investigation. The following individuals were arrested and transported to the Campbell Campbell Sheriff’s Office.

On Friday the LaFollette Police Department’s Drug Unit and (SRT) Special Response Team conducted raids on two (2) houses within the LaFollette City limits. The locations of these drug houses were 367 Demory Road and 701 West Forrest in LaFollette.

The following individuals were taken into custody:

Nathan James McBride, charged with felony possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of schedule II drugs
Maggie D. Kennedy, charged with felony possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of schedule II drugs
Angela D. Compton, charged with violation of probation and drug paraphernalia
Everett L. Smith, charged with drug paraphernalia
Caleb Bolton, charged with drug paraphernalia
Wayne E. Byrd, capias bench warrant and charged with drug paraphernalia
Melba J. Wilson, Outstanding warrants and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia
Gary Leach, Charged with possession of schedule II drugs for resale, possession of schedule II drugs, possession of schedule II drugs, possession of schedule VI drugs and felony drug paraphernalia
Kerry Carson, felony possession of drug paraphernalia and introduction of process intended to manufacture meth
Melinda Bunch, felony possession of drug paraphernalia and introduction of process intended to manufacture meth
Chad Robbins, possession of schedule II controlled substance (meth) with intent to resale, felony possession of drug paraphernalia and introduction of process intended to manufacture meth

Between the three busts officers found 28 grams of crystal ice methamphetamine, Oxycodone, suboxone, marijuana and a large amount of drug paraphernalia at both locations.