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3 arrested after car chase, meth bust

Nyland Lively Nyland Lively
Jennifer Crouse Jennifer Crouse
Jesse Mann Jesse Mann

MEADOW BRIDGE, W. Va (WVVA)-- Three are arrested in Meadow Bridge after a car chase and meth bust.

Trooper Wade of the West Virginia State Police says Nyland Lively of Meadow Bridge, pictured at left, was spotted late Thursday night while suspiciously driving on the West End of Greenbrier County.

Wade said when they attempted to stop him, he fled and after driving off-road, got away from officers during the pursuit.

Officers later found his vehicle in Summers County near Sandstone while it was in the process of being towed and inside, they discovered an inactive meth lab inside.

After some investigation and collaboration with multiple other agencies, including police in Summers County and the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office, police tracked Lively to a home in Meadow Bridge where they found him hiding.

They also took two others into custody at the home-- Jennifer Crouse and Jesse Mann of Beckley. Wade says Mann is a repeat offender.

Inside that house, police discovered four other meth labs.

Lively is charged with felony fleeing an officer, reckless driving, destruction of property.

He along with Crouse and Mann are additionally charged with conspiracy, altering pseudoephedrine, and attempting to operate a meth lab.

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