Anderson County man charged after 14 'one pot' meth labs found

ANDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Anderson County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man on meth charges.

Officers say they were serving three warrants on Joshua Dewane Ridenour for contempt of court and violating probation on Monday and noticed several items used to make meth at his home in Andersonville.

Investigators with the Sheriff's Special Operations Unit responded and found a large number of meth making items along with 14 "one pot" bottles, two of which were active and cooking meth.

Ridenour admitted to often cooking meth inside his residence.

He was arrested and is currently in jail on $50,290.00 bond. The $290.00 is on the Contempt of Court warrants.

The scene was cleaned up by our investigators and the residence was quarantined.

He has some arrest history with us dating back to 2005.


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