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2 arrested at scene of active Hinesville meth lab
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Authorities are on the scene Monday evening at a mobile home that is the alleged site of an active meth lab in the 100 block of Strickland Road in Hinesville. - photo by Lewis Levine

A man and a woman were arrested Monday night after officers responded to a mobile home that was the site of an active meth lab, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.

Lawton Williams Sallette was charged with illegal possession of controlled substance, and Talina Ann Sallette was charged with manufacture of methamphetamine. Both were in the Liberty County Jail, and their bonds had not yet been set, according to jail records.

After several hours Monday night, responding deputies with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office shut down their cleanup operation at the home, in the 100 block of Strickland Road in Hinesville, the sheriff's office said.  

The road was closed while the investigation and cleanup. A detective on the scene said the amount of methamphetamine found in the mobile home was consistent with a level for personal use.

Sheriff Steve Sikes said Monday evening, in the incident's early stages, that the situation was very dangerous.

LCSO spokeswoman Christina Tuten said the sheriff's office's narcotics unit went to the home and spoke with the residents, who told the agents that they had an active meth lab in operating in the closet of the single-wide mobile home. 

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