NC couple charged after police find meth lab in travel trailer

Friday, September 22, 2017
White Lake police arrested two people for allegedly making meth in a travel trailer
Police arrested two people for allegedly making meth in a travel trailer
images-Credit: White Lake Police Department via WWAY

WHITE LAKE -- A couple is behind bars after police said they were making methamphetamine in a travel trailer, WWAY reports.

According to the White Lake Police Department, Keith Douglas Transue, 50, and Karen Joan Pham, 42, of Indian Trail, are charged with the following:

  • Maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance

  • Manufacturing methamphetamine

  • Five counts of possession of precursor's chemicals with intent to manufacture meth

In a news release, authorities said a joint investigation between the White Lake Police Department and the Bladen County Sheriff's Office uncovered a meth-making operation around 2:00 p.m. on Thursday at 46 Bingman Street.

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Transue was placed under a $300,000 bond. Pham was placed under a $150,000 bond.

Police say the couple will face additional charges once test results are confirmed at the North Carolina State Crime Lab.

Authorities did not comment if they found pizza on the roof or if the couple was in contact with Walter White.