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Montgomery County deputies make large meth bust

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, VA -

A meth bust led to the arrest of a man and woman in Riner on Wednesday.

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office says some of its deputies, along with members of the Christiansburg Police Department, and DEA raided a home in the 5600 block of Scaggs Ford Road.

Investigators say they found:

  • More than 722 grams of methamphetamine
  • Six firearms (three rifles, one shotgun, one muzzle loader, and one revolver)
  • Chemicals used to make meth


Officers arrested 20-year-old Felicia Lovern, of Riner, and William Burton, of Riner, and charged each suspect with:

  • Manufacture of methamphetamine over 227 grams
  • Conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine
  • Possession of a firearm while manufacturing methamphetamine
  • Possession of methamphetamine precursors
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