PALATKA, Fla. -- The Putnam County Sheriff's Office busted four people Tuesday for allegedly running a meth lab.
Deputies with the PCSO responded to a home on the 800 block of West River Road following up on an anonymous complaint of possible drug activity, according to a post on the Putnam County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.
When deputies arrived on scene, according to the post, they allegedly noticed various items on the property which are used for the production of methamphetamine.
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Three people, Royce Carter,37, Christopher Lewis, 36, and 19-year-old Brandon Fussell were suspected of producing methamphetamine, based on what deputies described as a, "strong chemical odor coming from the property indicative of the aroma of methamphetamine," the posts detailed.
While the PCSO was investigating, Bonnie Brock, identified as Carter's wife, allegedly arrived at the home.
The investigation allegedly turned up various drug related paraphernalia, methamphetamine, prescription medications, and less than 20 grams of marijuana.
Sheriff Jeff Hardy stated "We are appreciative of the information provided by concerned citizens in our community. We will continue to investigate tips we receive regarding illegal drug activity".
Lewis, Fussell, Brock and Carter were taken into custody and booked into the Putnam County Jail.
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