Alabama men arrested after DeKalb County deputy notices meth lab in car

Alabama men arrested after DeKalb County deputy notices meth lab in car

August 17th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Stephen Conrad Hawkins

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The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and drug task force arrested two men on methamphetamine-related charges Tuesday night.

A deputy pulled over Mentone, Ala., resident Stephen Conrad Hawkins, 46, on Highway 117 when the deputy noticed what appeared to be a meth lab in the car, a news release said.

James D. Kraft

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Hawkins was arrested on charges of drug possession and manufacturing, the release said.

That same night, a deputy and drug task force agent pulled over Fort Payne, Ala., resident James D. Craft, 34, and discovered he had meth and drug paraphernalia, a DeKalb County Sheriff's Office release said.

Craft was charged with drug possession, the release stated.