- Written by Steve Frank
Ashe Sheriff James Williams reports that the Ashe County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit discovered 3 different "One-Pot" Methamphetamine Labs at a Creston home, and has arrested an Ashe County man. Gene Edward Allen of Creston was arrested on January 15th after investigators visited his home and discovered the labs. Gene Allen was charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession of an Immediate Precursor Chemical with the Intent to Manufacture Methamphatamine and Maintaining a Dwelling used for keeping a Constrolled Substance. Sheriff Williams added that anyone with additional information about this investigation is asked to call the Ashe County Sheriffs Office at (336) 846-5633 or Ashe County Crime Stoppers at (336) 846-4188. Crime Stoppers pays cash for information leading to the arrest of individuals connected to certain crimes.