Meth operation shut down in Delaware

 27 year-old Adam J. Prettyman,37 year-old Erica A. Wildes, and 52 year-old John E. Jones III of Millsboro accused of running a Meth Lab.

27 year-old Adam J. Prettyman,37 year-old Erica A. Wildes, and 52 year-old John E. Jones III of Millsboro accused of running a Meth Lab.

A Millsboro home that was turned into a Methamphetamine Lab has been shut down after several months of investigating a trio behind the drug ring.

The Delaware State Police Sussex County Drug Unit arrested 37 year-old Erica A. Wildes, 52 year-old John E. Jones III, and 27 year-old Adam J. Prettyman all of Millsboro on Wednesday. The three are accused of manufacturing the drug at a residence on Hickman Lane that was searched by the Sussex County Drug Task Force, Kent County Drug Task Force, Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team, and Millsboro Fire Department.

Officials confiscated key ingredients in mixing up the drug that included methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana as well as a loaded .40 caliber handgun and a 12 gauge shotgun along with various rounds of ammunition.

There was no immediate hazard to nearby residents according to investigators and no evacuations were ordered.

Wildes, Jones and Prettyman were charged with Operating a Clandestine Laboratory, Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Conspiracy and additional charges on a separate basis.

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