Rhea County charges pair in meth lab raid

SPRING CITY, Tennessee (WDEF) Before dawn on Monday, Rhea County deputies raided a garage apartment in Spring City.

Sheriff Mike Neal says one of his officers was injured when a suspect threw chemicals at him.

He was decontaminated and cleared by EMS at the scene.

The Sheriff says his officers found a variety of drugs inside, approximately 23.5 grams of methamphetamine (Ice), marijuana, morphine pills, oxycodone, hydrocodone, and Adderall.

They call the operation a meth conversion lab.

They charged Michael Lynn Loden and Jessica Dawn Glass from Birchwood.

Deputies also seized cash and several vehicles in the raid.

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