COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -- The Columbia County Sheriff's Office seized three methamphetamine operations over the weekend.
On Saturday, Columbia County Sheriff's Office deputies and detectives served a search warrant at 296 S.E. Scarlett Way in Lake City. They found items and chemicals commonly used to manufacture methamphetamine. Raymond Lee Chandler was found hiding in a shed. Additional chemicals and paraphernalia used to manufacture methamphetamine were also found in the shed.
Deborah Ann Lee was also arrested. Both were charged with possession of listed Chemicals, possession of methamphetamine, manufacture of methamphetamine
A second meth lab was seized by the sheriff's office following a traffic stop. Deputy Joshua Latimer conducted a traffic stop for an expired tag on a vehicle. A backpack was discovered in the car that contained materials and chemicals to produce methamphetamine.
Keith David Wheeldon, 31, of Lake City was arrested. Wheeldon was released from the Columbia County Detention Facility last month on bond stemming from an arrest in December 2012 for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine.
On Sunday, a meth lab was discovered by Columbia County Sheriff's Office deputies at the Columbia Motel on East Duval Street.
An active meth lab was discovered so adjoining rooms of the motel were evacuated. Jason Gibbs of Astatula and Misty Dawn Lane-Alyousef of Lake Butler were arrested. Gibbs had an active arrest warrant from Lake County for methamphetamine charges.