Midlands Resident Arrested on Drug Charges for Garage Meth Lab

SC Man Faces Drug Charges for Manufacturing Meth in His Garage

Midlands resident William David Langley faces three major drug charges, including manufacturing meth, after police found a meth lab in his garage.

Authorities were called about suspicious activity in 42-year-old Langley’s house on Sunday, December 23rd. Officers received a search warrant and searched the house, and said that they smelled a suspicious odor when they arrived. After searching the house, they found the meth lab in a detached 2-car garage. They found one reaction vessel which was actively producing methamphetamine.

Officers from Lexington County Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) dismantled the vessel and arrested Langley without incident.

Deputies also confiscated a high-point .45 caliber pistol and two small bags of marijuana. Langley was charged with manufacturing the drug, possessing a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, and possessing 28 grams or less of marijuana.

Langley is being held in jail with a bond of more than $25,000.

Drug Charges in South Carolina

South Carolina has some of the stiffest penalties for drug charges in the country
South Carolina has some of the stiffest penalties for drug charges in the country

Federal and State drug charges in South Carolina carry some of the stiffest penalties in the nation. When faced with drug charges, you need a legal team that can fight for your rights in court.

Founded in 1996 by former United States Attorney and Assistant Solicitor, Pete Strom, the Strom Law Firm, LLC has been fighting Federal and State Drug charges for over 15 years.  The drug possession and drug trafficking lawyers at the Strom Law Firm, LLC,  include a former United States Attorney and Richland County Assistant Solicitor, a former Public Defender, and a former Assistant Attorney General and Richland County Assistant Solicitor.

When facing drug charges in Lexington County, South Carolina, the Strom Law Firm can help with:

Drug Crimes:

  • Simple Possession
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute
  • Trafficking
  • Federal Drug Crimes
  • Controlled Substances
  • All State & Federal Drug Crimes


The Strom Law Firm Can Help with Lexington County Drug Charges

Being charged with a crime can change your life, and the experienced attorneys at the Strom Law Firm understand how important it is for you to protect your future.  One of the most important steps to take after you are investigated for, or charged with, a crime is to contact an experienced attorney who understands the criminal legal system.  The Criminal Defense Attorneys at Strom Law Firm have over 30 years of combined experience defending clients in various criminal courts.  Our Lexington Criminal Defense Attorneys practice in Lexington County Bond Court, Lexington County Magistrates Court, Lexington County Municipal Court, Lexington County Circuit Court, and Lexington County Federal Court.  We can handle any criminal charges you may face.

If you or a loved one face drug charges in Lexington County, or any other county in South Carolina, the attorneys at the Strom Law Firm can help. Based in Columbia, SC, our team collectively has 30 years of experience with the law. Do not let drug charges, or other criminal charges, prevent you from pursuing professional or educational opportunities. We offer free, confidential consultations to discuss the facts of your case, so do not hesitate to contact us. 803.252.4800.



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