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June 25, 2012

Task force busts meth lab in McAlester home

McALESTER — The District 18 Narcotics Task Force busted a methamphetamine lab recently in a home on Sixth Street in McAlester.

On June 17, task force officers executed a search warrant at the Sixth Street home and found items associated with the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

According to court documents, three people were arrested from the home in relation to the bust.

Kathy Jo Bryant, age 32; Kelly Lynn Ewton, 48, and Jesse Ryan Weaver, 32, were charged June 18 in Pittsburg County District Court with multiple drug counts.

All three were charged with the manufacture or attempt to manufacture of a controlled dangerous substance (methamphetamine) and maintaining a place for keeping controlled dangerous substances. In addition, Bryant and Weaver were also charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

Contact Rachel Petersen at rpetersen@mcalesternews.com.

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