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Five Picked Off In Bedford Meth Lab Bust
Updated May 5, 2013 1:00 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(BEDFORD) - Police have 5 people in custody after Bedford officers happened upon a meth lab during a welfare check.

In a release put out by Assistant Chief of Police Dan Kirk, officers served a welfare check at the Sanders Lane home of 30-year-old Natalie Smith, and noticed a strong chemical odor coming from the garage.

After that, uniformed officers from Bedford and Lawrence County police along with the State Police Clandestine Lab Team arrived to investigate, and found a working meth lab in the garage, and, as a result, made 5 arrests.

Smith, 29-year-old Steven Sykes, 27-year-old Kristina Fox, 32-year-old Toby Pace and 28-year-old Bryan Crane were all arrested on Class A felony charges of manufacturing meth within 1,000 feet of a church youth program, and of possessing more than 3 grams of methamphetamine.

Additional felony and misdemeanor charges are also pending against all individuals.

Scroll down for a detailed list.

  • Natalie G. Smith, 30, Bedford Manufacturing Meth within 1,000 feet of a family housing complex and church youth centern (A-Felony) Possession of over 3 grams of meth (A-Felony) Neglect of a child - child present during manufacture of meth (C-Felony) Possession of a Schedule III controlled substance (C-Felony) Maintaining a common nuisance (D-Felony) Possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana (A-Misdemeanor)
  • Steven Sykes, 29, Bedford Manufacturing Meth within 1,000 feet of a family housing complex and church youth centern (A-Felony) Possession of over 3 grams of meth (A-Felony) Neglect of a child - child present during manufacture of meth (C-Felony) Visiting a common nuisance (B-Misdemeanor)
  • Kristina M. Fox, 27, Bedford Manufacturing Meth within 1,000 feet of a family housing complex and church youth centern (A-Felony) Possession of over 3 grams of meth (A-Felony) Neglect of a child - child present during manufacture of meth (C-Felony) Possession of a Schedule II controlled substance (C-Felony) Visiting a common nuisance (B-Misdemeanor)
  • Toby C. Pace, 32, Bedford Manufacturing Meth within 1,000 feet of a family housing complex and church youth centern (A-Felony) Possession of over 3 grams of meth (A-Felony) Neglect of a child - child present during manufacture of meth (C-Felony) Visiting a common nuisance (B-Misdemeanor)
  • Bryan P. Crane, 28, Bedford Manufacturing Meth within 1,000 feet of a family housing complex and church youth centern (A-Felony) Possession of over 3 grams of meth (A-Felony) Neglect of a child - child present during manufacture of meth (C-Felony) Visiting a common nuisance (B-Misdemeanor)


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