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Pine Hill police bust meth lab

Published 2:55pm Friday, February 8, 2013

The Pine Hill Police Department was informed that a meth lab was being operated in the town limits of Pine Hill.

The investigation led them to a property at 1040 Oak Grove St. just west of town. The investigation led them to discover multiple items used in the cooking of methamphetamines, an illegal controlled substance.

Michael Jarrod Wilcox, of Pine Hill, was arrested and charged with manufacturing of a controlled substance second-degree, after a warrant had been issued by the Wilcox County Circuit Clerk’s Office.

Robert D. Whatley of Thomasville and Tamara Overton of Pine Hill were also arrested and charged with manufacturing of a controlled substance second-degree.

At the time of his arrest he was in the Clarke County Jail under investigation on other crimes. Investigator Donnie Floyd along with First Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force Agent T.J. Bohannon and Fourth Judicial Drug Task Force Agent Larry Colston were the arresting officers.

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