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NORTON – The West Virginia State Police arrested two people after a mobile meth lab was found in Randolph County Tuesday.

Gary Loy, 39 of Belington was arrested and charged with operating a clandestine laboratory, two counts of exposure of children to methamphetamine manufacturing, and unlawful assault on an officer.

Tonya Warner, 29 of Elkins, was arrested and charged with fleeing in a vehicle, accessory before and after the fact, and two counts of exposure of children to methamphetamine manufacturing.


Tonya Warner, 29

Tonya Warner, 29


Gary Loy, 39

Gary Loy, 39


State Police located a vehicle in the Norton area around 2:10 p.m. Tuesday and found two individuals known to have outstanding or current warrants in Randolph and/or Barbour County, according to a news release from State Police.

During the course of the investigation, a mobile methamphetamine laboratory was found in the vehicle operated by Loy and Warner. Two minor children were determined to have been exposed to the manufacturing of methamphetamine as a result.

Troopers arrested Loy following a brief altercation.

Warner resisted arrest and fled the scene but was later located and arrested by troopers.

Both are being held in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail. Warner’s bail is set at $10,000. Loy’s bail was set at a total of $157,000.


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