Three people were arrested last week in connection with the manufacturing of methamphetamines.
The Dade County Sheriff’s Department alerted the Lookout Mountain Drug Task Force of a possible methamphetamine lab at 6640 Highway 136 East in Trenton.
A search of the residence by Drug Task Force agent’s yielded 12 “shake and bake” labs in operation.
Arrested were 22–year–old Megan Bartley, 31–year–old Jeremiah Qualls and 23–year–old Rene Jimenez, Jr.
Bartley was charged with manufacturing methamphetamines with the intent to distribute, illegal possession of a controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine.
Qualls was charged with unlawful possession of ephedrine, possession of a schedule II controlled substance and possession of substances with intent to use.
Jimenez was charged with tampering with evidence.
As of press time Tuesday all three remained in the Dade County Jail.