According to a
media release from Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly, 24-year-old Ethan Allen Pierce, 2725 Crabtree Rd. Albany and Andrew Luke Barstow, 23, of 32490 Zimmerman Rd. in Albany were arrested at the Crabtree Road location.
Kelly said the NET executed a search warrant just after
Pierce and Barstow were charged with
assembly of chemicals to manufacture drugs with a child present, a second degree felony. The pair was transported to the Southeastern Regional Jail (SEORJ) in Nelsonville.
County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Gilkey and Detective Smith assisted with investigating the lab. Due to the presence of hazardous chemicals, the Albany Fire Department and Athens County Emergency Medical Services were also on scene.