Three charged with making meth in motel room

Three people were arrested on methamphetamine charges after deputies were sent to a Budget Inn motel room early Monday morning.

According to Richmond County Sheriff’s office Lt. Robbie Silas, deputies were patrolling near the motel at 441 Broad St. when they were made aware of suspicious activities in one of the rooms.

Further investigation revealed the room’s occupants had been making methamphetamine there.

Patrick Buxton, 20; David Compton, 34; and Virginia Bullard, 30; were charged with trafficking methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of marijuana.

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