State police bust meth lab in Lincoln County
HUNTINGTON -- A weekend meth bust in Lincoln County led to the arrest several people, who were booked early Sunday at the Western Regional Jail and face charges ranging from operating a meth lab to child neglect creating risk of injury.
According to the booking department at the jail, West Virginia State Police out of Lincoln County arrested Jason Kenneth Collins, Shane Edwards Collins, Amanda Ruth Honeycutt and Virginia Kathryn Thompson, who all face felony charges.
Jason Kenneth Collins, 38 of Harts, was charged with exposure of children to meth, altered pseudoephedrine, operating a meth lab, conspiracy and child neglect creating risk of injury. Bond was set at $75,000.
Shane Edward Collins, 30, of Chapmanville, was charged with child neglect creating risk of injury. Bond was set at $70,000.
Amanda Ruth Honeycutt, 28, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., was charged with exposure of children to meth, altered pseudoephedrine, conspiracy, operating a meth lab and child neglect creating a risk of injury. Bond was set at $60,000.
Virginia Kathryn Thompson, 37, of Danville, W.Va., was charged with child neglect creating a risk of injury, possession of marijuana, exposure of a child to meth, altered pseudoephedrine, conspiracy and operating a meth lab. Bond was set at $65,000.
All awaited arraignment on Sunday morning.
Three other women were awaiting arraignment on various other felony charges Sunday morning.
Cassandra Sue Pack, 31, of Huntington faces a felony charge of malicious assault/wounding, and misdemeanors of battery of an officer, obstructing, destruction of property and disorderly conduct. She was arrested by the HPD as well. Bond was set at $20,000.
Kayla Sharee Schoemer, 21, of Barboursville was brought in by the Cabell County Sheriff's Department on shoplifting charges and two counts of possession but also faces a felony warrant. She was awaiting arraignment Sunday evening.