TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Law enforcement in Tuscaloosa arrested two people for manufacturing meth Thursday afternoon.
Robert Frith,33, and Brandy Leigh Carpenter, 23, were arrested and charged with first-degree unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Carpenter was also charged with possession of a controlled substance.
Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Andy Norris says deputies received information at a traffic stop Wednesday and a burglary Thursday that led them to the arrest.
Norris says deputies smelled meth when they arrived at a residence on 41 Street Thursday afternoon.
Meth lab items were found in a garbage can outside the garage and meth was found inside the home. Deputies found eight one-pot meth labs in the garage.
Norris says deputies also found items related to an additional burglary.
Carpenter’s 4-year-old child was turned over to the Department of Human Resources.
Firth remains in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on $102,500 bond. Carpenter is being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on $117,500 bond.
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