ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Five people are in custody following a St. Augustine methamphetamine lab bust Friday morning.
The St. John's County Sheriff's Office discovered an active methamphetamine lab while serving a warrant at 7:30 a.m. at a home in the 900 block of Holmes Boulevard, according to SJSO Sgt. Catherine Payne. The warrant was obtained following numerous neighborhood complaints of alleged drug activity and a lengthy investigation by detectives, according to a release from the SJSO.
During a search of the home, investigators found two active meth labs and two inactive meth labs, the release detailed. Eighty-two grams of meth oil was also seized, along with a large amount of precursors and drug paraphernalia.
Darlene Weaver Clarkson, 48, Denise Michelle Nottingham, 29, Theron Anthony Taylor, 37, Misty Lou Harris, 39 and 32-year-old were taken into custody and decontaminated for toxins that was associated with the labs.
- Clarkson is charged with maintaining a drug dwelling.
- Nottingham is charged with production, trafficking, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
- Taylor is charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
- Harris is charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.
- Corbin is charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.