St. Albans man arrested on meth charges
ST. ALBANS, W.Va. -- A St. Albans man wanted on meth charges was arrested early Tuesday morning.
Police say Joey Eads, 28, of Avesta Drive, and a woman were trying to stop passing cars on Dry Ridge Road around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputy J.W. Eary recognized Eads and knew he had outstanding warrants, according to a release from the sheriff's office.
Eads was jailed on charges of operating or attempting to operate a clandestine laboratory, conspiracy to commit a felony, purchasing precursor ingredients to make methamphetamine and fleeing from police in a vehicle.
The woman was taken to a nearby house. Eads was taken to the South Central Regional Jail to await arraignment.