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"Shake and Bake" lab busted in Jackson's Gap

 By JoBeth Davis, Community Web Producer

JACKSON'S GAP, AL (WSFA) - A complaint from local pharmacies in Tallapoosa County led authorities to a scene where they discovered a one pot "shake and bake" Meth lab.

Investigators received a number of complaints from local pharmacies stating a subject was going store to store attempting to buy a large number of cold pills containing the meth-making ingredient, Pseudo-ephedrine. Pseudo-ephedrine is a controlled pharmaceutical substance in the state of Alabama.

On Monday, February 28, the Tallapoosa County Narcotics force was able to use information in these complaints to locate a residence on County Road 40 in Jackson's Gap where they found a "shake and bake" methamphetamine lab.

Investigators also recovered a small amount of Marijuana along with items used to smoke or inject methanphetamine and other items used in the manufacture of methanphetamine.

Three people were arrested. Sebrina Cagle, 31 of Jackson's Gap, was arrested and charged with unlawful manufacturing 2nd degree and possession of Marijuana 2nd degree. Christopher Dokins, 28 of Jackson's Gap, was arrested and charged with unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance  and possession of Marijuana 2nd degree. Kore Stuck, 37 of Alexander City, was arrested and charged with unlawful manufacturing 2nd degree.

All suspects were transported to the Tallapoosa County Jail where they are awaiting a bond hearing. According to authorities the investigation is still ongoing and other charges are expected.

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