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UPDATE: Second arrest made in Beckley meth lab bust

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Joshua Francis Dahlinghaus Joshua Francis Dahlinghaus
Melody Anne Stewart Melody Anne Stewart
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BECKLEY (WVVA) - A second individual has been arrested in connection with the discovery of meth-making materials in a Beckley home.

Melody Anne Stewart, 36, joins Joshua Dahlinghaus in facing charges related to the discovery of two "shaker style" meth labs at a home on Winger Avenue Tuesday.

Stewart has been charged with conspiracy to commit a felony. Dahlinghaus was charged with operating a clandestine lab.

Police said Wednesday that both suspects confessed to making meth. Both were being held

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BECKLEY (WVVA) - Police in Beckley responded to reports of a dispute at home on Winger Street Tuesday afternoon and wound up busting a meth lab.

Joshua Dahlinghaus, 24, of Beckley was charged with operating a clandestine lab after officers found meth-making materials at the home.

Police say two others are being questioned but have not yet been charged.

Dahlinghaus is being held at Southern Regional Jail on $50,000 bond.

The Beckley PD, with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office and State Police are conducting the investigation.

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