Thursday, August 16, 2012

Couple Arrested For Running Meth Lab With Children in Home

Thomas Wyatt, 37, and Julia Hvostel, 27, both of Jefferson, have been arrested on drug charges after Ashe County Sheriff's had reason to believe the couple were operating a meth lab in their home with their two small children.

They have been charged with manufacturing a control substance and maintaining a dwelling for sale and delivery of a controlled substance.

Their children were taken to Ashe Memorial Hospital before being released to the Department of Social Services.

Hvostel, the mother of the children, is being jailed under a $55,000 bond. Wyatt is the stepfather of the two children and is being jailed under a $50,000 bond. The couple still face pending charges pertaining to their children.