Hyde County authorities are reporting their first-ever meth bust. Two men are being held in the Washington County Detention Center following their arrest this week near the lighthouse on Ocracoke
Island. Charges against Williams Ricks the Second include possession of methamphetamine, conspiracy to manufacture it and possession of
chemicals to make it. Sterling John Michael Llamas of Ocracoke is
charged with one count of attempt and conspiracy to make
methamphetamine. Ricks is the owner of a computer business. Llamas is a construction worker.