Top row: Amber Stacy (left), Cynthia Nantz (center), Tony Rosco (right); Bottom row: Brian Benson (left), Ernest Lake (right)
Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - Lexington County deputies have arrested five people after the discovery of methamphetamine lab.
Officers took the following suspects into custody and charged them with manufacturing methamphetamines:
- Brian Keith Benson, 33, of West Columbia
- Ernest Charles Lake, 50, of Lexington
- Cynthia Harsey Nantz, 54, of Lexington
- Tony Rosco, 37, of Wagener
- Amber Nicole Stacy, 36, of Lexington
Narcotics officers developed information that there was a meth lab at a home on Longview Street where Lake, Nantz and Stacy live.
Just before 9 p.m. Tuesday, officers went to the home to investigate and say they smelled a strong chemical odor in the home. Deputies also reported seeing a black bag on the front porch that had drug-making materials, and they say they found a small amount of meth.
Officers say they found the five suspects standing near a camper in the backyard of the home.