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Newberry Meth Lab Forces Evacuation – 3 Arrested for Drug Crimes

Manufacturing methamphetamines is a serious drug crime in South Carolina

Manufacturing methamphetamines is a serious drug crime in South Carolina

Drug Crimes and Charges in Newberry, SC

A meth lab discovered in Newberry shut down an entire street on Thursday, November 1st.

Carol Hannah, 51, and Earnest Hannah, 46, along with Charles Wilson, 21, were arrested for drug crimes at the house in the West End neighborhood, and are to be charged with criminal conspiracy and manufacturing methamphetamines. Police searched the house on Floyd Street in Newberry, and found a functioning meth lab, along with finished methamphetamine.

The search warrant was issued as part of an ongoing investigation into meth production in the house.

Officers had to call Fire, EMS, and a Haz-Mat team to the scene for clean-up.

Officials searched the house at 9 AM, and the area was deemed safe Thursday afternoon. Sections of Floyd, Charles, and Crosson streets were evacuated while teams investigated the house.

South Carolina Drug Crimes Defense Attorneys

The Strom Law Firm can help with drug crimes charges

The Strom Law Firm can help with drug crimes charges

Drug Crimes in South Carolina carry some of the stiffest charges and penalties in the nation. When faced with a drug crimes charge, you will need an attorney who has thorough knowledge and a great deal of experience with defense of drug crimes in South Carolina.

Founded in 1996 by former United States Attorney and Assistant Solicitor, Pete Strom, the Strom Law Firm 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.

Whether your drug crimes include:

• Possession of drugs
• Possession with intent to distribute
• Drug trafficking
• Possession of drugs in the proximity of a school
• Prescription Fraud
• Manufacturing Drugs or
• Money laundering

The drug crimes and charges attorneys at Strom Law Firm, LLC will defend your case whether you are under investigation or have been arrested for drugs in all State and Federal Courts in South Carolina as well as the Federal Courts in Georgia.

The criminal defense lawyers at the Strom Law Firm, LLC know the evidence to look for, including whether a search warrant or arrest warrant issued in your case was properly executed and the standards by which all investigations, searches, and arrests should be performed.

South Carolina Drug Crimes Can Haunt You

A conviction or bond forfeiture even for a simple possession conviction creates a criminal record and requires automatic suspension of your driver’s license. If you are arrested and have a prior drug conviction, you potentially face a mandatory prison sentence in both State and Federal Court.  Other consequences include, but are not limited to:

• Possession of drugs
• Possession with intent to distribute
• Drug trafficking
• Possession of drugs in the proximity of a school
• Prescription Fraud
• Manufacturing Drugs or
• Money laundering

The drug crimes and charges attorneys at Strom Law Firm, LLC will defend your case whether you are under investigation or have been arrested for drugs in all State and Federal Courts in South Carolina as well as the Federal Courts in Georgia.

The criminal defense lawyers at the Strom Law Firm, LLC know the evidence to look for, including whether a search warrant or arrest warrant issued in your case was properly executed and the standards by which all investigations, searches, and arrests should be performed.

A conviction or bond forfeiture even for a simple possession conviction creates a criminal record and requires automatic suspension of your driver’s license. If you are arrested and have a prior drug conviction, you potentially face a mandatory prison sentence in both State and Federal Court.  Other consequences include, but are not limited to:

• loss of job opportunities,
• educational opportunities, and
• military opportunities.

The drug crimes defense lawyers at the Strom Law Firm, LLC are dedicated to protecting the rights of our clients. We provide aggressive representation grounded in our years of experience building and interpreting the laws of South Carolina. Contact us today for a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case. 803.252.4800.

About Pete Strom

Defending criminal charges including drug crimes, DUI, CDV, mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, computer crimes, money laundering, and juvenile crimes, Pete also handles Federal and State investigations. Representing individuals in Civil Matters including Class Actions, Personal Injury, Qui Tam Actions, Defective Products, Nursing Home Neglect, and Professional Licensing Defense cases. Joseph Preston “Pete” Strom, Jr., the managing partner at Strom Law Firm, L.L.C., has been fighting for justice since 1984.

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