UNION, SC (FOX Carolina) – Deputies said they discovered a shake and bake style meth lab along with a 7-month-old inside a Union home Friday.

Investigators responded to a Spring Street home after receiving a tip, finding the infant inside along with two plastic containers believed to be used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, according to Union County deputies.

Deputies said the bottles were in a yard along with a smoking container inside an outbuilding. Everyone was removed and the home was secured.

According to deputies, two pipes, empty Sudafed boxes, lighter fluid, meth oil and other items used to make the drug were found.

Ten adults were arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, trafficking methamphetamine more than 100 grams and unlawful disposal of methamphetamine waste.



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The child’s mother, 25-year-old Heather Browning, was also charged with exposing the child to methamphetamine. Deputies said the child was placed in protective custody.











  1. KC1 says:

    Sorry to be so harsh, but if you decide to use methamphetamine, your parental license should be revoked immediately. You’re not mentally home when you’re on it, and over time you lose all of the empathy required to love a child.