PLINY — Two people were arrested over the weekend for allegedly operating a meth lab in Pliny.
The Mason County Post of the West Virginia State Police reports an anonymous tip led officers to a residence at 1580 Wallace Rd. in Pliny near the Mason County / Putnam County border on Saturday, Jan. 28.
Investigating officer, Trooper A.B. Wilson, along with Lt. Greene, Sgt. Gritt and Deputies Wilson and Gilley of the Mason County Sheriff’s Department, arrived at the residence to find Kevin G. Wallace, 49 and Bridget E. Johnson, 33, both of Pliny.
Officers report they found an alleged, active methamphetamine laboratory located in the laundry room of the residence. Lt. Greene, who is a certified methamphetamine technician, obtained samples from the residence. Greene also secured all the hazardous material.
Wallace was charged with operating a meth lab, conspiracy, possession with intent to deliver, pseudoephedrine outside of original state and obstructing a law enforcement officer.
Johnson was charged with operating a meth lab, conspiracy, possession with intent to deliver and pseudoephedrine outside of original state.
Both Wallace and Johnson were transported to the Western Regional Jail.