CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Troopers from the Quincy detachment of the West Virginia State Police made several arrests Wednesday night and Thursday morning regarding methamphetamine.
Four people were arrested in Cedar Grove at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, said Sgt. Larry O'Bryan.
Responding to a tip, officers went to 107 Williams St. where a meth lab was found in the residence of Ronald Dodrill, 34, O'Bryan said. When officers arrived on the scene, Dodrill tried to flee.
He was arrested along with Susan Williams, 36, Carrie Cremeans, 41, and James Young, 39. All are residents of Cedar Grove. All four are charged with attempting to operate a meth lab and are lodged in South Central Regional Jail, O'Bryan said.
Troopers making the arrests were C.D. Hill, S.W. Perdue, and J.D. Perry.
Meanwhile, at 3:20 a.m. Thursday, a South Charleston woman was arrested in Kanawha City during a routine traffic stop when officers discovered the car she was driving had a license plate registered to a different vehicle.
Leighanna Dolin, 34, of Heavenly Drive in South Charleston, was driving a gold Kia with a plate registered to a Chevrolet Blazer, O'Bryan said. A strong meth odor coming from her car led to a search of the vehicle and the discovery of a bag of meth as well as a mobile lab and meth-making materials, he said.
Troopers making the arrest were J.R. Powers and R.S. Minor.Dolin is lodged in South Central Regional Jail.