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Five arrested in weekend drug bust

Published 10:02am Monday, January 7, 2013

Five people are facing charges of manufacturing methamphetamine following a drug bust at Highway 67 near the edge of Priceville city limits Saturday night.

Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin said the Morgan County Drug Task Force received information that a pregnant subject was living at a residence, located at1498 Highway 67 S Lot E, where methamphetamine was being produced. Agents had been gathering information over the past couple of months and determined that methamphetamine was being manufactured at residence on a daily basis.

The task force along with Sheriff’s deputies made contact with several suspects at the residence. Agents discovered an active one-pot methamphetamine lab along with four used one-pot methamphetamine labs within a refrigerator freezer along with chemicals and materials used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine throughout the residence.

Ashley Borden, Stacey Borden, Jason Ransom, Cory Williams and Terry Davis were each charged with five counts of manufacturing of a controlled substance – methamphetamine first degree and felony possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ashley Borden who told agents that she was four and a half months pregnant, has an additional charge of unlawful possession of marijuana second degree. She was currently out on bond for a previous manufacturing of a controlled substance – methamphetamine second degree and her bond has been revoked by Circuit Judge Glenn Thompson.

Stacey Borden’s bond was set at $1.005 million while the bonds for Ransom, Davis and Williams have each been set at $1.0025 million. All suspects are being held at the Morgan County Jail.

Agents also located a pit bull and five small puppies within residence. Animal control was called to scene and took possession of the animals.


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