Deputies: 3rd meth lab bust in a month Craven County

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) – Three people are facing charges after Coastal Narcotic Enforcement Team officers discovered a meth lab in Craven County.

It happened at a residence on Victory Circle in New Bern.

54-year-old Jeffery Ray Magee of New Bern was arrested and is charged with felony exceeding pseudo limits, felony manufacture methamphetamine, felony possess/distribute methamphetamine precursor chemical, felony possession methamphetamine, felony maintaining vehicle/dwelling/place for control substance, assault on a government official, and resisting arrest. Deputies said his release is not authorized.

53-year-old Jacqualine Jo Kahl of New Bern was arrested and is charged with felony exceeding pseudo limits, felony manufacture methamphetamine, felony possess/distribute methamphetamine precursor chemical, felony possession methamphetamine, felony maintaining vehicle/dwelling/place for control substance. Her bond is $50,000.

57-year-old Donna Sue Lee of New Bern was arrested and is charged with felony manufacture methamphetamine, felony possess/distribute methamphetamine precursor chemical, felony possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana, and felony possession schedule II controlled substance. Her bond is $65,000.

Deputies said the Craven County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division and the New Bern Police Department Narcotics Division assisted with the investigation. In addition, the SBI responded to perform the safe disposal of the meth lab operation.

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