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St. Albans man arrested on meth charges

By Staff reports

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.


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