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Beaufort County Deputies Bust Up Alleged Husband/Wife Meth Operation


A married couple is behind bars, accused by deputies in the east of running a meth operation.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says that it arrested 46-year-old Herbert Garriss and 44-year-old Angela Garriss both of 2145 Camp Leach Road in Washington on March 7th.

The 2 were arrested after officials say while investigating stolen property said to be at the pair’s home, a number of plastic bottles associated with the “one pot” method of manufacturing meth was seen cooking in a shop on the property.

Officials say they cleared the building and investigators with the drug unit, as well as agents with the SBI responded to the scene.

Officials say evidence of several “one pot” meth cooks were located in the shop, along with precursor chemicals, solvents, and 3 grams of prepackaged meth. In the residence, officials say they found evidence of meth use including snorting straws and smoking straw. 11 firearms were also seized, according to investigators.

Herbert Garriss has been charged with manufacture methamphetamine, possess/distribute methamphetamine precursors, possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, maintaining a dwelling to facilitate drug activity, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Angela Garriss has been charged with possess/distribute methamphetamine precursors, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Herbert Garriss is being held in the Beaufort County Detention Center under no bond. Angela Garriss is being held under a $10,000 secured bond.


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