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Authorities Bust METH Lab In Camden County - PHOTOS

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Camden County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) deputies and officers from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Kingsland Police Department (KPD) executed a search warrant at approximately 7:30 this morning at 110 Cottonwood Grove in Kingsland where the believed an active methamphetamine manufacturing lab was operating. Inside they found and arrested Emily Marie Rankin, 22, Rhonda Rene Catoe, 54, and Joey Allen Pierantonis, 34. All three suspects are charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine and sale of methamphetamine. Additional charges are pending.

The lab was located in a subdivision off Wildcat Drive near Camden County High School.  Investigators will determine if the lab was operating within 1,000 ft. of the school. If so, the three suspects will also be charged for that violation.

The arrests highlight the growing problem of meth labs in our communities and is the second lab to be shut down this month. Members of the CCSO Drug Task Force were recently certified in identifying and clearing the hazardous labs.

Published with information provided by the Camden County Sheriff's Office

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