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      2 West Columbia residents accused of operating home meth lab

      Sheriff James R. Metts says Brandon Tramell Sulton, 32, is charged with second-offense manufacturing methamphetamine.

      WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) - Two West Columbia residents are accused of operating a meth lab at their home, according to officials with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department.

      Sheriff James R. Metts says Brandon Tramell Sulton, 32, is charged with second-offense manufacturing methamphetamine and Regina Williams Wangness, 42, is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine. Both individuals were arrested Thursday and taken to the Lexington County Detention Center.

      Metts says a search warrant was executed early Thursday morning by officers with the Lexington County Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) at the Pinecrest Drive home where Sulton and Wangness live.

      Officers found that a meth lab was being operated by the suspects at the home using two mason jars and two reaction vessels, according to Metts. Officers arrested Sulton and Wangness at the home.

      Anyone with information on this incident or illegal drug activity in Lexington County should contact CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.