COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Colleton County sheriff's deputies arrested seven people Tuesday night during a meth lab bust on the outskirts of Walterboro.
Deputies with the Colleton County Sheriff's Office say they learned that meth was being manufactured at a home at 3460 Sidney's Road. While conducting a search warrant at the home, deputies found a working meth lab.
Five men and two women were arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and an assortment of other crimes. Investigators say that 39-year-old Thomas Greer McMillan lives at the home where the meth lab was found.
Sheriff George Malone said 22 charges were filed.
Those arrested include:
All suspects were taken to the Colleton County Detention Center. Malone says investigators have been conducting a number of investigations in reference to possible meth labs in Colleton County over the past few weeks.
Agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency and the State Law Enforcement Division assisted with the search and disposal of the meth lab.