Duo arrested after investigators find meth lab at hotel room

BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Investigators have arrested two people after investigators found a meth lab at a hotel in Beaufort Tuesday night.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's office charged 37-year-old Christopher Lee Lyles and 38-year-old Melanie Ann Shepherd with manufacturing and possession of methamphetamine.

Authorities received information that Shepherd and Lyles were making and using methamphetamine in a hotel room at the Atlantic Inn on 2249 Boundary St.

An incident report states investigators found components commonly used to make meth in the suspects' hotel room. Authorities say they also found a small amount of meth inside the room.

Shepherd was also charged with violation probation.

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