Man, girlfriend arrested for allegedly cooking meth in tent

POSTED: 2:01 PM Dec 24 2013   UPDATED: 6:32 PM Oct 30 2013
DUPLIN COUNTY -

Deputies have charged a couple for allegedly cooking meth in a tent in Duplin County.

Investigators said 23-year-old Zachary Thompson and his girlfriend, 32-year-old Amy Hurff, were arrested Monday night into Tuesday morning. According to deputies, the suspects were found in a tent on Haystack Branch Lane, near Beulaville, cooking methamphetamine in a pot.

Both have been charged with manufacturing meth and possessing precursors of meth. They were each placed in the Duplin County Jail under a $125,000 bond.