Two Carthage residents have been arrested and charged for manufacturing methamphetamine following a drug investigation, said Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey.
Jason Phillip Wallin, 42, and Krystal Kate Mays, 21, both of 923 Carthage Road, were arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine precursors, felony conspiracy, and maintain a place to keep/manufacture controlled substance.
Wallin was also charged with 18 counts of exceeding or attempting to exceed Federal Pseudoephedrine Compliance Laws.
Mays was also charged with 7 counts of exceeding or attempting to exceed Federal Pseudoephedrine Compliance Laws.
Wallin received a $150,000 secured bond and was placed in the Moore County Detention Center.
Mays received a $20,000 unsecured bond and released from the Moore County Detention Center.
Detectives obtained a search warrant for the residence and discovered the individuals had been manufacturing methamphetamine in an outbuilding on the property.
Agents from the North Carolina State Bureau Investigation Clandestine Lab Unit, NCSBI Fayetteville Field Division, and Moore County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Response Team assisted in the investigation and search.
During the investigation Officers seized items to manufacture methamphetamine, $500.00 in U.S Currency, and items of drug paraphernalia.