Meth Lab Charges Served on Two


A man and woman were charged yesterday with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, following their arrest around 2 am by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office. The arrests reportedly came during discovery of evidence of a methamphetamine lab on Barnyard Road in Upper Laurens County. Served with warrants yesterday were 22-year-old Christopher Paul “Chris” McCord of 125 Barnyard Road,Gray Court and 28-year-old Jennifer Diane Simmons. She was booked with an address on Church Hill Circle,Greenville, but was noted to be residing at 125 Barnyard Road in the Gray Court area. Both Mr. McCord and Ms. Simmons are charged with Manufacture of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine and Illegal Disposal of Methamphetamine Waste. 

 Officer Nick Moye states in warrants that an investigation of Deputy Devin Hodges indicates that McCord and Simmons were in possession of items used in the manufacture of methamphetamine Monday at125 Barnyard Road,Gray Court. Further warrants state that each was in possession of less than one gram of methamphetamine and that they illegally disposed of methamphetamine waste Monday at 125 Barnyard Roadwithout authority to do so.

  $50,000 bonds were set on the Manufacturing Methamphetamine charges. Jennifer Diane Simmons and Chris McCord remained in theJohnsonDetentionCenterthis morning with total bonds on each set at $75,000.