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Three arrested in meth bust

Register Staffmdrnews@mydailyregister.com

September 4, 2012

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Sheriff’s Department has made another meth bust, this time with three people arrested in Point Pleasant.


According to the sheriff’s department, Deputy Ferrell and Sgt. Varian, along with Mason County Home Confinement Officer Rainey, responded to 480 Pine Drive in Point Pleasant in reference to an investigation and home confinement check up on Monday, Sept. 3.


During the investigation, Ferrell was able to locate alleged drug paraphernalia, stolen property from a breaking and entering that was received earlier that same day, as well as items consistent with the operation of a meth lab.


Charles Rusk, 30, Point Pleasant, was arrested and charged with operating or attempting to operate a clandestine laboratory and violation of home confinement. Kimberly McDonough, 34, Point Pleasant, was arrested for operating or attempting to operate a clandestine laboratory. Brandon Roush, 25, Pomeroy, Ohio, was arrested for operating or attempting to operate a clandestine laboratory and a capias warrant. All three subjects were transported to the Western Regional Jail.


As previously reported, on Sunday, Sept. 2, deputies made multiple arrests at a vacant home on Crab Creek Rd. in Gallipolis Ferry with subjects charged for allegedly cooking meth.