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Trio arrested after investigators find meth lab in St. George

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Three people were arrested after investigators discovered a meth lab at a home in St. George. 

According to police, officers found the meth lab at a home within the town limits. 

Three people were found inside a shed which officers reported smelling a strong odor of chemicals associated with meth.

In addition, investigators said they found components used to manufacture meth inside the shed. 

"During a search of the shed several pots were located with the methamphetamine ingredients inside," St. George police officials said.

SLED was contacted and sent a crew to clean up and collect the evidence.

St. George PD officials said the home is safe to live in and there is no danger for anyone living in the neighborhood.

Chief Camp said that he spoke to several concerned residence and assured them that everything was okay.

The following people were arrested: 

Kurt James Port, St. George--Charges, Manufacture of Methamphetamine 1st Offence, Poss. of Schedule II Narcotic 1st Offence, Poss. of Schedule IV Narcotic. Bond- $ 60,000.00 surity bond. Port is still in the Dorchester County Detention Center

Joseph Carlyle Gruber, St. George--Charges, Manufacture of Methamphetamine 1st Offence, Poss. of Methamphetamine 1st, Poss. of Schedule IV Narcotic.Bond- $ 60,000.00 surity bond. Gruber is still in the Dorchester County Detention Center.

Rebecca Lynn Hucks, Dorchester--Charge, Manufacture of Methamphetamine 1st Offence. Bond- $ 50,000.00 P.R.. Hucks was released from Dorchester County Detention Center and transported to Berkeley County where she is facing charges in that jurisdiction.

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