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Deputies: 2 arrested in Duplin County meth lab bust

Published On: Aug 15 2014 06:24:57 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 15 2014 06:25:40 PM CDT
DUPLIN COUNTY -

The Duplin County Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested two men in a meth lab bust.

According to the Sheriff's Office, detectives busted the meth lab on the 300 block of North Monk Street in Magnolia Thursday night.

They arrested 38-year-old Gordon Joseph Bell and 37-year-old Armand Lee Usher, both of Magnolia. The suspects are each charged with possession and distribution of meth precursor, manufacturing meth, and possession of drug paraphernalia, investigators said. Usher is also charged with maintaining a place for a controlled substance.

Bell was being held in the Duplin County Jail under a $140,000 bond, deputies said. meanwhile, Usher was being jailed under a $142,500 bond.