Two people were arrested in a meth lab bust early Monday morning at a Smyrna home, police say.
Paul Jordan, 35, and Adora Hughey, 26, both of Smyrna, have been charged with possession of methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, according to police documents. Hughey has an additional marijuana possession charge.
About 1 a.m. Monday agents with the York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit received a tip about a meth lab at 5190 Black Hwy., according to a release from drug unit leader Marvin Brown.
At the home, agents found a meth lab and called in a HAZMAT crew from Columbia, the release states. Crews spent several hours at the scene.
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No children were in the home.
Both are being held at the Moss Justice Center.
This is the fourth meth lab bust of the year.
Earlier this month, Robert Catoe, 37, and Heather Latham, 24, both of Rock Hill were charged with manufacturing meth after drug agents got a tip about them cooking the drug at a Rock Hill inn. The two had been cooking meth in hotels across the county, according to reports.
There were six meth lab busts in 2010 and 10 in 2011. Three of the meth labs in 2011 exploded.