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Meth lab discovery lands two behind bars

(L-R): Holland, Pennington | Amory PD

Brian Holland and Cynthea Pennington face felony drug charges in Amory.

Posted: Nov 13, 2017 1:11 PM

AMORY, Miss. (WTVA) – A “shake and bake” meth lab discovery led to the arrests of a Lee County man and a Monroe County woman.

On November 9 just before 5 p.m., Amory police responded to a call of a possible domestic disturbance in a vehicle between a man and a woman on Highway 25.

When officers located the vehicle, they discovered a switched tag. A traffic stop followed.

Police say a “shake and bake” meth lab was found in the vehicle.

As a result, 41-year-old Brian Holland of Plantersville, faces felony charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of precursors.

Cynthea Pennington, 29, of Smithville, faces felony charges of possession of precursors. A hold has been placed on her by the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

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