UPDATE: Arrests made in connection to meth lab

ARAPAHOE, PAMLICO COUNTY - Two arrests were made in connection with a meth lab that was discovered on Griffin Lane in Arapahoe Tuesday night.

Investigators with the Pamlico County Sheriff's Office arrested Gregory Price Jr., 42, of Grantsboro and Kayla Bass, 21, of New Bern.

Both were charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.

Price and Bass were being held in the Pamlico County Detention Center under $250,000.00 secured bonds. They are scheduled to appear in court August 1st.


Drug charges are most likely to be filed against a man who was found unconscious, from an apparent drug overdose by Pamlico County Deputies Tuesday night.

Deputies say they found the man, 29, passed out, where he was then transported to Carolina East and was listed at critical condition. 

Investigators say the meth lab was found in the bedroom and bathroom located in the back of the house.


Officials at the Pamlico County Sheriff's Office say deputies discovered an active meth lab in Arapahoe Tuesday night.

Around 7 o'clock emergency crews responded to 176 Griffin Lane for a medical emergency.

Capt. James Mitchell, with the sheriff's office, says first responders transported one man to the hospital.  He also says when deputies entered the home drug paraphernalia was found in plain sight.

Officials obtained a search warrant and later discovered an active meth lab in the home.

Capt. Mitchell says there have been no arrests or charges filed at this time. Officials also could not say whether or not the man's injuries were related to the meth lab.

The sheriff's office and the SBI are investigating.

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