COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A major meth blitz throughout the Lowcountry continues as six more labs in Colleton County have now been added to the list of seven busted in Dorchester and Berkeley counties.
The Colleton County Sheriff's Office announced on Wednesday the arrest of five people following an investigation into meth labs and users in their jurisdiction.
Officials with the sheriff's office say their department along with the Walterboro Public Safety Department and SLED, conducted a two-day operation. The investigation led to the discovery of the labs, some of which were lab dump sites, and the arrest of a number of people.
Investigators charged 41-year-old Thomas Greer McMillan, 37-year-old Jason Edward Davidson, 47-year-old Ronald R. Juliano, 35-year-old Nadia Baha Sami Tass and 48-year-old Rodney Zeigler.
Authorities say two of the meth labs were located on State Street in Walterboro and another on Cannon Road in Round O. In Walterboro, a meth dump site was located on Keegan Drive.
On Tuesday, the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of two people following an inactive meth lab that was discovered on Tuesday at a home on Frankie Lane. Deputies arrested 34-year-old Joshua Rockwood and 38-year-old Kari Curtis on charges of manufacturing meth.
Berkeley investigators say authorities found five meth labs, which utilized the "one pot" method, between Monday and Tuesday, and made seven arrests.
Meanwhile, the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office say deputies busted seven meth labs between Monday and Tuesday and arrested 13 people.
The Charleston County Sheriff's Office has reported one meth lab bust with one arrest.
Dorchester officials say the two-day meth lab busts and arrests were part of an operation with law enforcement in Berkeley, Beaufort, Charleston, Colleton and Dorchester counties in a "Methamphetamine Blitz Initiative" with the assistance of SLED and DEA.