Two charged with manufacturing meth

FROM STAFF REPORTS

A Shelby man and woman have been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office went to the 100 block of Horseback Trail in the Shelby community to serve two warrants July 20 on Dewey Lane Lowery.

Lowery

During the arrest, deputies said they saw several items related to the sale and manufacturing of narcotics.

After an investigation by the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force, Lowery was charged with manufacturing a controlled substance with a $1 million bond, unlawful possession of a controlled substance with a $15,000 blond, unlawful possession of marijuana with a $1,000 bond and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia with a $1,000 blond.

Lowery also was served the original warrant of second-degree domestic violence and a second warrant for a probation violation stemming from previous charges in March.

Also arrested was Ena Marie Pate, who was charged with unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance with a $100,000 bond, unlawful possession of a controlled substance with a $15,000 bond, unlawful possession of marijuana with a $1,000 bond and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia with a $1,000 bond.

Pate

“It is always disappointing to see how drugs, more specifically meth, can consume a person,” said Lt. Chris George, commander of the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force.