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Warrant service lands two Loretto residents in jail on drug charges

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies who made their way to a Lawrenceburg home last week to serve an arrest warrant, took two persons into custody when they discovered meth and meth manufacturing items inside the residence.

According to a press release issued by Lawrence County Sheriff Jimmy Brown Monday, agents with his department had gone to 106 Short Avenue, Lawrenceburg, on Tuesday, February 8, to serve a failure to appear warrant on Nathan Cox, age 25, of 200 Rigling Road, Loretto.

Agents report once Cox had been taken into custody they found Rebecca Shultz, 38, of 522B Second Avenue, Loretto, hiding in a bathroom. When they approached her, officers report Shultz attempted to conceal something in her pants.

Shultz was secured and during a search officers report finding on her person a cigarette box containing two plastic baggies of methamphetamine.

During a subsequent search agents report finding a third bag of meth along with numerous items utilized in the manufacture of methamphetamine.

As a result of the find both Cox and Shultz were arrested on charges of initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, promotion of the process to manufacture meth, possession of Schedule II narcotics for the purpose of resale, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

At press time Cox was incarcerated at the Lawrence County Detention Center under a bond of $216,000, while Shultz was held under a bond of $116,000.

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