Andersonville man arrested on meth charges while being served wa

Andersonville man arrested on meth charges while being served warrant

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Joshua Dewane Ridenour (Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office) Joshua Dewane Ridenour (Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office)
ANDERSONVILLE (WATE) - A man was issued meth charges on Monday in Anderson County while being served warrants on three other charges.

According to a spokesperson for the Anderson County Sheriff's Office, officers arrested Joshua Dewane Ridenour at his home on Park Lane in Andersonville for two counts of contempt of court and one count of probation violation.

While taking Ridenour into custody, officers noticed multiple items associated with the manufacture of methamphetamine.

Officers from the Special Units Operation responded to the scene and found numerous meth-manufacturing items, including 14 "one-pot" pottles, two of which were active.

Ridenour actually admitted to making meth inside the residence. He is being held on a $50,290 bond.

Investigators quickly secured the scene and quarantined for the safety of others.
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