Officers arrest 4 after meth lab bust

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Officers with the Lexington County Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team shut down a methamphetamine lab at a home near Lexington, which led to the arrests of two men and two women.

26-year-old Desmond Baraka Boswell, 38-year-old Helen Elizabeth Munger, 30-year-old Leslie Brooke Reese, and 27-year-old Gregory Nastafelus Staley were taken into custody at Staley's home in the 4,000 block of Sunset Blvd.

Sheriff James Metts said NET officers received a tip that the four individuals were manufacturing meth at a clandestine meth lab in Staley's home. Officers executed a search warrant just after 2:00pm Friday and found that meth was being manufactured in the master bedroom, according to Sheriff Metts. Officers also said they found a small amount of marijuana inside the home.

Firefighters with the Lexington Fire Service helped NET officers dismantled the clandestine meth lab and safely disposed of chemicals and other hazardous materials associated with the lab.

All four individuals are being held at the Lexington County Detention Center awaiting bond hearing.

Boswell, Munger, and Reese face manufacturing meth, possessing marijuana and possessing illegal narcotic drugs charges.

Staley faces three counts of distributing meth, one count of manufacturing meth, one count of possessing marijuana, and one count of possessing illegal narcotic drugs.