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Repeat offender arrested on meth charges while on probation

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UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

Investigators with the Union County Sheriff's Office and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) served a search warrant at a home in the 4900 block of Beulah Church Road in Weddington Wednesday.

Detectives seized a "one-pot" meth lab, several grams of finished product methamphetamine, scales, precursor chemicals, marijuana, and other drug paraphernalia.

Jerry Wayne Helms, 35, was arrested and charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, or Deliver Methampetamine, Maintain a Dwelling to Keep Controlled Substances, Possession of Precursor Chemicals, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana.

Helms was previously convicted for Possession of Methamphetamine Precursors in 2011, and Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver Marijuana in 2009, in addition to other drug-related charges.

Helms was on supervised probation prior to Wednesday's arrest. He is now in the Union County Jail. No bond has been set yet, but he is expected in court Thursday.

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