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Two people have been arrested and charged following a bust of a  methamphetamine lab made by the Aiken County Sheriff’s office.

Following a tip officers received on Sunday of possible meth activity at 241 Wexford Mills Drive in  Wagener, investigators set up surveillance on the location and observed a  subject actively cooking meth. Investigators say Travis Lamar Jackson, 41 of  Batesburg was manufacturing meth at that location while his 3-year-old child was  playing around him.

Two, arrested, charged following meth lab bust

Travis Lamar Jackson, 41                                                         

Two, arrested, charged following meth lab bust
Angeleah Gray, 43


Investigators obtained a search warrant for the residence, and took Jackson  into custody, police said. Angeleah Gray, 43 of Batesburg, who police say is  Jackson’s girlfriend, later arrived at the residence and also was taken into  custody.

Police say the child was secured by the Department of Social Services and  placed with a family member. This is the 11th meth lab located this year by the  Aiken County Sheriff’s Office.

Jackson, of 226 Jackson Pond Road in Batesburg has been charged with  manufacturing methamphetamine, trafficking methamphetamine, manufacturing  methamphetamine in the presence of a child, possession with intent to distribute  a schedule IV controlled substance, unlawful conduct toward a child and improper  disposal of meth waste.

Gray, of 118 Old Shoals Road in Batesburg, has been charged with  manufacturing methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine in the presence of  a child and unlawful conduct toward a child.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Aiken County  Sheriff’s Office at (800) 922-9709. Individuals also can call Crimestoppers of  the Midlands at (888) CRIME-SC. Callers can remain anonymous and will be  eligible for a cash reward of between $50 and $1000.


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