Six people, including one juvenile, arrested for manufacturing meth

Northport meth arrest

NORTHPORT, Ala. (WIAT) – Tuscaloosa County deputies arrested six people at the 6000 Block of 5th Street in Northport for drug manufacturing. The officers got a tip of a possible meth lab in the area, which led them to investigate the residence. They arrived on the scene to find drug paraphernalia on the living room table. One of the suspects informed officers of a lab in the kitchen.

WANTF (West Alabama Narcotics Task Force) Agents soon arrived on the scene to take control of the investigation. They arrested and charged the suspects, which includes 5 adults and 1 juvenile.

Related: PHOTOS: 5 Adults, 1 Teen charged in Meth Manufacturing bust

The suspects charged were:

  • Dustin Allen White (25):
    • Unlawful Manufacturing a Controlled Substance 1st Degree
    • Possession of Controlled Substance
    • Bond total: $115,000
  • Daniel J. Watkins (22):
    • Unlawful Manufacturing a Controlled Substance 1st Degree
    • Bond total: $100,000
  • Jamie Kay Watkins (24):
    • Unlawful Manufacturing a Controlled Substance 1st Degree
    • Bond total: $100,000 bond
  • Ashley Nicolette Sharp (20)
    • Unlawful Manufacturing a Controlled Substance 1st Degree
    • Bond total: $100,000 bond
  • Danielle Nicole Hughes (25)
    • Unlawful Manufacturing a Controlled Substance 1st Degree
    • Bond total: $100,000 bond

A 15-year-old female was also charged with unlawful manufacturing a controlled substance (1st Degree). She has been transported to Juvenile Detention.

In a release sent out by the Tuscaloosa Sheriff’s Office, Chief Abernathy commended the deputies for the arrests. “It’s examples like this of the dedications our Deputies have to ridding the community of Meth and other dangerous drugs that are ruining our Youth and Adults lives. They need to understand their not just impacting their lives, but the lives of their families and friends and innocent bystanders”

Copyright 2014 WIAT-CBS42

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