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LaFollette, Campbell County (WVLT) -- Three people are now facing a multitude of charges after police say they found meth-making materials outside a home in LaFollette, that was just down the road from an elementary school.
An officer says he noticed the materials in the trash outside a home on South 12th street at about 6:00 p.m. Saturday night.
The home is just a few blocks away from East LaFollette Elementary School.
According to officers, the suspects were using nitrogen-rich fertilizer to make the drug, mixing all its ingredient in plastic containers.
Officers arrested 25 year-old James Meadows, 28 year-old Kathy Dossett, and 37 year-old Kenneth Cordell, who were in the home.
All three suspects are facing charges of promotion of meth manufacturing, violation of a drug free school zone, intent to produce and manufacture meth, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a schedule two controlled substance.
The suspects are in jail awaiting their first court appearance.
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