LINCOLNTON, N.C. -- Two Lincoln County men were arrested in connection to a meth lab operation.

James Coleman was charged with one count of possession of methamphetamine precursor chemicals and manufacturing methamphetamine.

Brandon Scronce faces the same charges, according to authorities.

Coleman was charged with similar offenses on June 27, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office. In that case, officers went to his home and recovered items used to make meth.

Deputies returned to Coleman's home on Wednesday to investigate a tip of a another meth lab. Authorities said they discovered material used for a meth lab all across the home.

Both men are being held without bond until a first appearance in Lincoln County District Court on Thursday.

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