Sunday, December 12, 2010

Sparta Couple Charged With Initiion Of Meth

Two White County residents are facing charges of inititating the manufacture of methamphetamine after a Cookeville police officer allegedly found items used for making meth during a search which followed a traffic stop on Highway 111.  Officer Josh Ward claims he found digital scales and a substance he believed to be marijuana when he searched a passenger's purse. And he claims that a further search of the vehicle turned up iodine, phosphorous and other items common to the manufacture of meth.  The two suspects in the case were identified as 30-year-old Rachael Nichole Whittenburg and 46-year-old Bobby Wayne Centers of Sparta. They'll be in court on the charges January 3rd.