Joanna Man Faces Meth Manufacture Charges

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Joanna man yesterday on charges of operating a meth lab at his home. 44-year-old James Joseph Loveless II of 503 Milton Road, Joanna was charged with Manufacturing of Methamphetamine and with Disposal of Meth Waste without authority. Officer Matt Veal alleges that James Loveless II was in possession of items used in the manufacture of methamphetamine on January 29th at 503 Milton Road, and that he illegally disposed of methamphetamine waste at that location on the same date. Loveless was being held in the Johnson Detention Center overnight, pending arraignment on the meth charges today.