Rutledge meth bust yields four arrests

Rutledge meth bust yields four arrests

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The materials deputies found on the scene. (Source: Grainger County Sheriff's Department) The materials deputies found on the scene. (Source: Grainger County Sheriff's Department)
More materials from the scene. (Source: Grainger County Sheriff's Department) More materials from the scene. (Source: Grainger County Sheriff's Department)
Clockwise from top left: Martin Gratz, Christy Harris, Carroll Mayes, and Dylan Lusk. (Source: Grainger County Sheriff's Department) Clockwise from top left: Martin Gratz, Christy Harris, Carroll Mayes, and Dylan Lusk. (Source: Grainger County Sheriff's Department)

RUTLEDGE (WATE) - Four people were arrested Wednesday in Rutledge after officials found meth-making materials at a local home.

During the course of an investigation, a Grainger County deputy discovered that four people were starting the process of making meth.

At a home on Thurman Watson Road, deputies found ether, lithium batteries, ammonium nitrate, drain cleaner and dry ice.

A glass jar with crushed pseudoephedrine tablets and a bilayer of liquid were also taken from the house.

Deputies arrested Martin Neal Gratz, 47, Christy Nicole Harris, 37, Dylan Joshua Lusk, 18, and Carroll Fain Mayes, 65.

All four were charged with initiation of a meth-making process and taken to the Grainger County Jail on $50,000 bonds.

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