According to the Washington County Drug Taskforce, four Washington County residents were arrested at a Rush Creek Road residence about 2 a.m. on Thursday, June 20.
Arrested were Jesse and Robin Lackey, of 2448 North Rush Creek Road, Melissa Thompson, Salem and Charlie Madden of Hardinsburg.
Police were originally looking for Madden, who was wanted by police.
When an officer arrived at the scene on Rush Creek Road, he noticed items in an attached garage that would be used in the production of meth.
After reporting the information, police obtained a search warrant and entered the residence where they discovered a one-pot meth lab set up in the garage.
“There were other chemicals around the lab – camp fluid, etc.” said a member of the Taskforce.
According to police, a juvenile child was asleep in the back room of the home. Child Protective Services were contacted and the Lackeys were charged not only with Manufacturing Meth, a Class B Felony; Possession of Chemical Reagents, Class D Felony and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Class A Misdemeanor, but they were also charged with Maintaining a Common Nuisance, A Class D Felony and neglect of a minor, Class C Felony.
Thompson and Madden were additionally charged with visiting a Common Nuisance, a Class B Misdemeanor.