Three arrested in Lexington Co. meth lab bust

GASTON, SC - GASTON, SC (WIS) - Three men have been arrested and charged for operating a meth lab on Fish Hatchery Road in Lexington County, deputies say.

Law enforcement agents arrested Clinton Kent French, 24, David Dan Tinman, 50 and William David Tinman, 25, on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine.

Officials say they seized the lab after receiving a tip from the community. Upon arriving at the scene, deputies detected a strong chemical odor emanating from the home.

A search warrant was issued on the home, and authorities say they found three propane tanks, one cooler that contained fertilizer and other equipment and materials that are used to manufacture the drug.

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