Rogersville man arrested for meth labs, woman wanted

The Hawkins County Sheriff

Rickie Campbell

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office says a Rogersville man was arrested Friday on outstanding felony warrants in connection to two methamphetamine labs.

Deputies say 27-year-old Rickie Campbell, Jr. was charged with Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture and Initiation of a Process Intended to Result in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine.

They say they received a call on June 5 about a meth lab at a home on Payne Ridge Road. The homeowner said she was letting Campbell and her daughter, Morgan Hutson, stay there.

Deputies say they found numerous signs that meth had been made. They also took numerous chemicals, like sodium chloride, methanol, ammonia nitrate,sodium hydroxide, and muriatic acid.

In a separate incident, deputies say they were called to the Richards Road area on July 10. They found two one-pot meth labs and a hydrochloric acid gas generator.

They say they also found a receipt within the meth trash containing an EBT food card number belonging to Campbell.

Campbell is being held in the Hawkins County Jail with a $150,000 appearance bond.

Hutson is currently wanted on a felony warrant for Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture.

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