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3 face meth charges in Iredell

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    Iredell County Sheriff's Office - Iredell County Sheriff's Office
    Christina Dills, 29, of Catawba, has been charged with making methamphetmaine, according to the Iredell County Sheriff's Office. (Iredell County Sheriff's Office photo.)
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    Iredell County Sheriff's Office - Iredell County Sheriff's Office
    Norman Johnson Oakley Jr., 49, of Statesville, has been charged with making methamphetamine, according to the Iredell County Sheriff's Office. (Iredell County Sheriff's Office photo.)
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    Iredell County Sheriff's Office - Iredell County Sheriff's Office
    Brandon Dain Weaver, 27, of Statesville, has been charged with making methamphetamine, according to the Iredell County Sheriff's Office. (Iredell County Sheriff's Office photo.)

Two men and a woman have been arrested in Iredell County, accused of making methamphetamine, according to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators say the three suspects were producing meth at a house with a listed address about one-third of a mile from Sharon Elementary School in the western part of the county.

Charged with making methamphetamine, according to the sheriff’s office, were Christina Ann Dills, 29, of Catawba; Brandon Dain Weaver, 27, of Statesville; and Norman Johnson Oakley Jr., 49, of Statesville.

Weaver and Oakley lived at the house, in the 700 block of Sharon School Road, where the meth production was taking place, according to investigators.

Detectives say the three suspects were using the so-called “shake-n-bake” method, in which the meth can be produced quickly. Investigators say county and state agents found a number of household items being used in the production, including drain cleaners, coffee filters, 2-liter bottles, plastic bottle lids, cold medicine, lithium batteries, and pain-relieving cold packs.

“This type of methamphetamine lab is becoming more and more popular and is being seen by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office more frequently,” Sheriff Phil Redmond said. “With them being so mobile, the sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help.”

Dills, Weaver and Oakley are being held without bond, according to the sheriff’s office.

Steve Lyttle: 704-358-6107 Twitter: @slyttle
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