Several Arrested after Meth Labs Found in Meigs County

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Several people face charges after the Meigs County Sheriff's Office found numerous meth labs at two separate locations.

The first labs were found at a home on Corn Hollow Road in Rutland.

Sheriff Keith Wood says two gas generators and two one-pot reactionary vessels were found at the home.

Missy Priddy, 31, and Van Prince, Jr., 42, were arrested and charged with illegal possession and assembly of chemicals to make methamphetamine.

Deputies arrested five people at a home on Lasher Road after several one-pot reactionary vessels, various gas generators, and large amounts of materials used to manufacture meth were found at the home.

Scott Nickels, 41, Danny Morgan, 29, Kayla King, 23, and Wesley Gilkey, 40, were all arrested and charged with illegal possession and assembly of chemicals.

An arrest warrant has been issued for the homeowner, 57-year-old Danny Walker. Call the Sheriff's Office if you have seen him.

Morgan was also charged with failure to register as a sex offender.

Both Morgan and Gilkey also had warrants for their arrest for failure to appear in Meigs County Common Plea on other cases.

The Middleport police Department, Rutland Fire Department, and medics from Meigs County EMS assisted in the neutralization of the meth labs.

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