3 children found at Fayetteville meth lab
WNCN, October 23, 2014
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Three people were arrested Tuesday for manufacturing methamphetamine at a home where three elementary school age children were also living.
Police officers responded to the Regency Inn at 521 Ramsey Street for a report of a mobile meth lab vehicle. A further investigation revealed a cook site at 374 Saddle Ridge Road, where three children lived with David and Tracy Branham.
The State Bureau of Investigation responded and collected items for disposal and deemed the house inhabitable.
David Branham, 35, was charged with conspiracy to distribute or possess a meth precursor. Tracy Branham, 30, was charged with conspiracy to distribute or possess a meth precursor and felony conspiracy. Police also charged William Tyler Jr., 21, with failure to appear in court and second-degree trespass.
The children are in custody of their grandparents.