Tip leads to meth lab bust at local motel
December 4, 2012: For the second time in less than a week, the Washington County Sheriff's Office has seized an operational methamphetamine lab.
According to Washington County Sheriff Fred Newman, on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, deputies received a tip concerning an individual who was wanted on an outstanding warrant for manufacturing methamphetamine.
The tip indicated that the individual was staying at the Super 8 Motel in Glade Spring under a false name. Deputies went to the motel and found and arrested the individual without incident. During the arrest, a methamphetamine lab was located. The room was secured, a search warrant was obtained, and deputies dismantled the lab.
Howard Edward Wilson, Jr., age 39, of 35475 Barr Town Road, Glade Spring, VA, was served with a capias for a probation violation stemming from a previous conviction for possessing and manufacturing a controlled substance. He was also charged with a single count of manufacturing methamphetamine from the meth lab seizure.
Wilson was transported to the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Abingdon Facility where he is being held without bond. A hearing date has been set in the Washington County General District Court on December 17, 2012, at 1:30 pm. A hearing date has also been set for the probation violation on November 29, 2012, at 1:30 pm in the Washington County Circuit Court.
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