POMEROY — Meigs County Deputies responded to the 19th methamphetamine lab of 2012 on Tuesday afternoon at a residence on Willow Creek Road.
According to the report, Julee G. Athey, 35, was taken into custody at the residence.
Meigs County Sheriff Robert E. Beegle stated that Athey is being held in the Middleport Jail on one count possession of chemicals to manufacture methamphetamine and one count possessing two active meth labs in the vicinity of minor children. Both charges are felonies of the second degree.
Her husband, Matthew A. Athey, 34, in facing the same charges. He turned him self into police Wednesday morning. He is being held in the Meigs County Jail awaiting a hearing.
The children were placed in the custody of the Meigs County Children’s Protective Services.
Middleport officers were on scene to neutralize the chemicals. The Pomeroy Fire Department was on hand in case of a fire.
Raymond Sayre, 40, of Racine appeared in Meigs County Court last week following his arrest in connection with a meth lab found on Nov. 10.
A total of 20 one-pot vessells were discovered at the residence.
Sayre has been charged with illegal manufacture of drugs, a felony of the first degree; illegal possession of chemicals, a felony of the second degree; and four counts endangering children, a felony of the third degree. Sayre plead not guilty to all charges.
Deputies also responded to a meth lab on Oct. 22, at which two people were arrested. According to reports, 39 one-pot vessels, eight of which were reactionary vessels were found.
Both have now been indicted by the Meigs County Grand Jury.
Stacy L. Williamson, 32, of Rutland, was charged with illegal manufacture of drugs, illegal cultivation of marijuana and endangering children. David Baer was appointed to represent Williamson. Bond for Williamson was set at $75,000.
Ralph David Thurman Day Jr., 35, of Rutland, was charged with illegal manufacture of drugs, illegal cultivation of marijuana and endangering children. According to court documents, bond was set at $250,000. Michael Huff was appointed to represent Day.