JACKSONVILLE, ONSLOW COUNTY -

Police said they have arrested three people after a meth lab bust at a Walmart parking lot.

According to the Jacksonville Police Department, 40-year-old Melissa Laffan is being held under a $1,152,000 bond on a long list of drug charges. In addition, 44-year-old Russell Ervin Williams and 32-year-old Iran Christopher Williams are charged as well.

Police said they saw a drug transaction at a vehicle in the parking lot of the Walmart on Yopp Road in Jacksonville. It happened at about 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers searched the vehicle and found a "one pot" meth lab, as well as meth, marijuana, some cocaine, Percocet and various drug paraphernalia, police said.

The three suspects were then arrested.

Laffan already had active warrants for drug-related charges in Duplin county, said police. She was also listed as an absconder with probation authorities.

Laffan, of Richlands, has been charged with the following:

Felony possession of schedule II substance;
Selling schedule II controlled substance;
Delivering schedule II controlled substance;
Felony conspiracy;
Possessing meth precursor;
Possessing drug paraphernalia;
Manufacturing schedule II controlled substance.

Russell Williams, of Jacksonville, is being held on a $ 132,000 bond on the following charges:

Manufacturing methamphetamine;  
Felony conspiracy;
Possession of meth precursors;
Possession of schedule II controlled substance;
Possession of cocaine;
Possession of drug paraphernalia.

Iran Williams, of Richlands, is being held under a $32,000 bond on the following charges:

Felony conspiracy;                     
Possession of meth precursors;
Possession of drug paraphernalia;
Possession of schedule II controlled substance;
Misdemeanor possession of schedule II controlled substance;
Possession of marijuana.