Seizure of Meth Lab in Dekalb County

A tip about a stolen vehicle lands two people behind bars and the seizure of a meth lab. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says the Sheriff’s Office received a tip of a home on Highway 75 in the Hidgon community.

When law enforcement arrived at the home they saw Christopher Ray running to the home as Jessica Gilreath sat in a vehicle. After Deputies detained Ray and Gilreath law enforcement ran the VIN number on the vehicle and came back stolen from Tennessee.

While Deputies and Officers searched the vehicle they found what appeared to be a meth lab in the trunk. The two were arrested and are charged with Unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Receiving Stolen Property.


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