Tipton Co. Police Dept. busts four meth labs in six days

COVINGTON, TN (WMC-TV) - Tipton County Sheriff's Office deputies have made nine drug arrests and located four meth labs in the past six days.  

These arrests stemmed from deputies utilizing information of the abuse of recent pseudoephedrine purchases.

The arrests were made at the following locations:

  • 95 Boswell Lane in Munford, TN where a lab was located.  Brian Buske, 32, was arrested.
  • Traffic stop at 1700 Highway 51N in Covington, TN were components for a lab were recovered.  Stanley Veach, 33, Memphis, TN was arrested.
  • 364 McDow Lane in Covington, TN where a lab was located.  Anthony Bates, 28, of 141 Vandergrift Drive in Covington, TN was arrested.
  • 53 Walnut Road in Munford, TN where a lab was located.  David Gillihan, 39, was arrested.
  • 299 Laxton Lane in Munford, TN where a lab was located.  Freddie Hill, 31, was arrested.
  • 4530 Pickens Store Road in Mason, TN where methamphetamine was recovered. Fred Masters, Jr, 43 and Sharon Hebert, 38, were arrested.

Deputies said they will continue to utilize every investigative resources available to stop the cooking of meth in Tipton County.

Authorities said anyone having information on drug trafficking or strange chemical odors in Tipton County should contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 901-475-3300.

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