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Three people arrested in Johnston County meth lab bust

Posted February 19, 2016
Updated February 20, 2016

— Three people were arrested Friday morning in Benson after authorities discovered an active meth lab in the 400 block of Church Road.

Mark Wayne Clifton, 55, Kayla Carlene Pattison, 26, and Christopher John Taylor, 29, were arrested on Friday and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.

Officials said the investigation is ongoing. No further information has been released.

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  • Janet Ghumri Feb 20, 2016
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    Glad to know one more of these dangerous home labs is out of business! Hopefully the prosecution of drug manufacturers will set a precedent and keep others from trying the same thing.