York Co. deputies stumble upon meth lab in Rock Hill, 2 charged

York Co. deputies stumble upon meth lab in Rock Hill, 2 charged

Credit: Rock Hill Police

York Co. deputies stumble upon meth lab in Rock Hill, 2 charged

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on April 16, 2013 at 4:25 PM

Updated Saturday, Nov 2 at 2:34 AM

ROCK HILL, S.C. -- The York County Sheriff's Office say they discovered a meth lab while serving a warrant at a home Tuesday morning.

Mid-morning Tuesday, deputies served a warrant at a home near the Winthrop University Campus on Ebenezer Avenue Extension in Rock Hill.

Once on the scene, deputies reported finding a meth lab.

(Click here for photos of the meth lab)

The residents, Corey Catoe, 29, and his girlfriend, Brooke Brandon, are both charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute approximate to school, manufacturing methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine with intent to distribute approximate to school, possession with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute approximate to school.

Authorities seized a 32-ounce plastic Gatorade bottle that held more than 100 grams of liquid meth that had not yet been converted, along with several chemicals and gas generators.

Two other women were at the residence at the time of the warrant service, but no charges were filed against them.

None of the four at the residence at the time are students at the university.

The scene was contained quickly, officials say; there is no danger or hazard to those nearby.

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