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Harrison County Street Crimes and Drug Unit Arrests 2 After Undercover Investigation

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Two people have been arrested in Harrison County on drug charges.

The Harrison County Street Crimes and Drug Unit arrested William Todd Rathburn, 46, and Brenda Denise Metz, 38.

According to Chief Jeffrey McAtee of the Sheriff's Department the arrests stem from a three month long undercover investigation.

McAtee said Rathburn sold methamphetamine in March to a SCAD undercover agent in Adamston.

Rathburn sold a gram of meth to the undercover agent in the driveway of his home on Crooked Run Road in Wilsonburg on Saturday, said McAtee.

A search warrant was executed at the home on Saturday at 11 p.m. by the SCAD unit, members of the Lewis County Meth Lab Response Team, and Salem Police Department K9 Unit.

McAtee said five inactive meth labs were found in the home along with one active lab.

He said the SCAD unit also found out the juveniles sometimes live at the contaminated residence, so the Department of Human Services will be contacted.

Both Rathburn and Metz were charged with exposure of methamphetamine manufacturing to a child, conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, possession of a meth precursor, and operating or attempting to operate a clandestine drug lab.

Rathburn was additionally charged with three counts of delivery of meth.

Both are in the North Central Regional Jail.

Bail has been set at $350,000 for Rathburn and $100,000 for Metz.

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