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3 arrested in connection with possible meth lab in northern Lincoln Co.

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Sara Jackson Sara Jackson
Angela Morrissette Angela Morrissette
Carissa Morrissette Carissa Morrissette
LINCOLNTON, NC (WBTV) -

Investigators in Lincoln County have arrested three people in connection with a possible meth lab at a residence on Biggerstaff Road.

Narcotics investigators were assisting Maiden Police on an open investigation when they located a suspect vehicle around 3 p.m. Tuesday on the 3900 block of Biggerstaff Road, according to a news release from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office. 

Investigators asked for consent to search and within a short period of time found precursor chemicals used in a method called "One Pot" production of methamphetamine.

Narcotics officers then applied for and received a search warrant for the residence and during the search found items including Drain Opener chemicals, pseudo ephedrine, camp fuel, cold medication packs and jars of an unknown liquid.  Also found were other paraphernalia consistent with the production of methamphetamine.

Samples of the materials were taken by the State Bureau of Investigation and sent to the state lab for processing.  The remainder of the hazardous waste was neutralized and stored in a secure location.  The chemist from the SBI arrived on the scene on Biggerstaff Road at 10:30 a.m. today( Wednesday).  Deputies then cleared the scene.

Three children in the residence when officers arrived were placed in the care of other family members.

The following suspects were arrested and charged in the case:

• Angela V. Morrissette, 20, Biggerstaff Road, Maiden.  One felony count of Possession/Distribute Meth Precurser and one misdemeanor count of Child Abuse.  She is under a $50,000 secured bond.


• Sara Elizabeth Jackson, 23, Biggerstaff Road, Maiden.  One felony count of Possession/Distribute Meth Precurser and one misdemeanor count of Child Abuse.  She is under a $40,000 secured bond.


• Carissa Rae Morrissette, 98 Union Street, Maiden.  One felony count of Possession/Distribute Meth Precurser and one misdemeanor count of Carrying a Concealed Weapon. She is under a $40,000 secured bond.

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