Children found in home of Moore County meth lab bust
Posted April 22, 2014
Updated April 24, 2014
Cameron, N.C. — Four children, ranging in age from one to 15, were found inside a home during a meth lab bust Tuesday.
Authorities were serving a warrant at 245 Lakeview Lane in Cameron when the children were found. They were in the home as methamphetamine was being produced, authorities said.
- Items to manufacture methamphetamine
- A small amount of methamphetamine
- One oxycodone prescription pill
- Drug paraphernalia
Steven Lee Summers, 39, and Deborah Kay Summers, 44, both of 245 Lakeview Lane, were arrested and each charged with:
- Manufacturing methamphetamine
- Three counts of possession of methamphetamine precursors
- Three counts of felony conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine
- Possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver methamphetamine
- Maintain a place to keep/manufacture controlled substance
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Simple possession of Schedule II
- Four counts of child abuse
In addition, Steven Lee Summers was charged with three counts of exceeding or attempting to exceed federal pseudoephedrine compliance laws. Deborah Kay Summers was also charged with eight counts of exceeding or attempting to exceed federal pseudoephedrine compliance laws.
Steven Lee Summers received a $75,000 bond. Deborah Kay Summers was given a $105,000 bond.