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UPDATE: 2 arrested after meth lab bust in Fayette County

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Dennis Ray Brooks Jr. Dennis Ray Brooks Jr.
Shannon Elizabeth Phillips Shannon Elizabeth Phillips

SEWELL MOUNTAIN (WVVA) – Police bust a meth lab on Route 60 in the Sewell Mountain Area Tuesday night.

Fayette County Sheriff's Office received a tip that there was a meth lab at a home in the Sewell Mountain Area.

Officers and members of the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force arrived on the scene where they discovered the meth lab, and suspects actively making methamphetamine.

Authorities also found a small child at the home.

Dennis Brooks Jr., 30, and Shannon Phillips, 23, both from the Sewell Mountain area are charged with operating a clandestine meth lab and child endangerment.

The child is now in the custody of Child Protective Services.

A fire department and clandestine lab technicians were called in to assist officers in the removal of the lab.

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