North Port, Florida -- Sarasota deputies say they have busted a lab for manufacturing methamphetamine and arrested four people.
The Sheriff's Office, along with North Port Police, executed a search warrant Monday night at a home on the 4000 block of Los Rios Street. After the fire department determined the residence was safe, detectives went inside and found a large container filled with chemicals, items used to produce meth and other drug paraphernalia.
- Jason Ward, 31, charged with Manufacturing
Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Trafficking in
Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of
- Eric Boucher, 25, charged with Trafficking in
Methamphetamine, Possession of Listed Chemicals, Manufacturing
Methamphetamine and Resisting Arrest without Violence.
- Jessica Grote, 27, and Alycia Hatfield, 23, are both
charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine and Possession of Listed