RUTLAND TOWNSHIP — Meiogs County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday discovered two meth labs at separate locations in Rutland Township.
According to a press release from Sheriff Keith Wood, deputies discovered two generators and two one-pot reactionary vessels at the home of Missy (Walker) Priddy, 31, located on 35209 Corn Hollow Road in Rutland. Walker, along with Van Prince Jr., 42, were arrested and charged with illegal possession and assembly of chemicals to make methamphetamine.
Deputies then went to the home of Danny Walker, 57, on Lasher Road. They discovered numerous one-pot reactionary vessels, gas generators and large amounts of materials used in the manufacturing of meth inside the home. An arrest warrant has been issued for Walker. Anyone with information on his location is encouraged to call the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office at (740) 992-3371.
Officers in Darwin also located more than 250 marijuana plants at 41297 Darwin Road. The report came from a concerned citizen who found the plants by accident. Upon further investigation, deputies located a path that led them to the house on the property and discovered more marijuana plants.
Deputies obtained a search warrant for the residence and found more marijuana plants inside the home, along with other evidence. The case is currently under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the news release, officers have also arrested Anthony Gilliam, 31. He was charged with four felony counts of theft by deception, fraud and passing bad checks. The Meigs County Sheriff’s office received numerous reports from victims stating they allegedly paid for contractor services from Gilliam that were never rendered.
Gilliam was jailed at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail pending a court appearance.