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LILLINGTON – A traffic violation led to an Angier couple being charged with operating a methamphetamine lab from their home where they lived with two children, the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said.

Andrew Duncan Strickland, 24, and Brittany Elizabeth Strickland, 25, of the 600 block of Chinaberry Lane, are charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Angier police have charged the couple with safecracking, possessing burglary tools and injury to real property, according to arrest reports.

Andrew Strickland also is charged with fleeing to elude arrest and three misdemeanor violations, reports reveal.

The incident began about 5 a.m. Sunday when an Angier police officer attempted to stop a vehicle driven by Andrew Strickland for a traffic violation, said Maj. Jeff Huber of the Sheriff’s Office.

Strickland led lawmen on a chase that ended on James Street, about two miles from his home, where he and Brittany Strickland abandoned the car and ran away, Huber said.

When officers went to the Strickland residence, they discovered the meth lab.

Two other men were arrested on outstanding warrants, Huber said.

Brittany Strickland’s bail was set at $110,000. Andrew Strickland’s bail was set at $195,000.




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