3 arrested in Burke Co. methamphetamine bust

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Friday, July 20, 2012

BURKE COUNTY, Ga. -- Investigators were tipped off on a Burke County meth lab by the victim of a domestic violence incident earlier that day.

Deputies found a large meth lab inside of a mobile home and a small camper trailer on Wright Allen Road on Wednesday.

Three suspects were arrested: 33-year-old Stephen Shawn Taylor, who lives at the home, 44-year-old Steven Lee Hester and 42-year-old Valerie Holbrooks.

Taylor is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, two counts of battery (family violence act), two counts of simple assault (family violence act) and one count of interfering with calls for emergency assistance (family violence act).

Hester and Bunch are also charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.

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