Man arrested for barbecuing drugs

August 11, 2009 9:53:23 AM PDT
Onslow County deputies say they arrested 28-year-old Ashley Edwin Hinson for allegedly cooking up methamphetamine.Deputies said they found a portable meth lab at a home on Frederick Lane in Midway Park. The meth lab was in a BBQ grill outside the front door.

Hinson was not at home when authorities discovered the mobile lab.

Hinson was arrested on Sunday and charged with possession of methamphetamine precursor and sulfuric acid, possession of methamphetamine precursor and lithium batteries, attempt to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Hinson is at the Onslow County Jail under a $150,000 secure bond.