Couple charged with making meth in van

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Two people were arrested Sunday and charged with making meth in their van.

Police discovered the couple, Victor Stephen and Cynthia Watkins, in a white van in a wooded area just behind 2887 Interstate Drive.

As officers approached they saw someone in the van try to drive away and throw a backpack out the window.  Officers discovered the remnants of a meth lab inside of the backpack and trash from several more meth labs.

Officers also discovered a pipe used to smoke meth.

Stephen and Watkins, both from Arkansas, were charged with a long list of meth-related crimes.

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