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Three Arrested, Charged after Gibson Meth Bust

By 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

GIBSON, Tenn. - Three people are now charged with making methamphetamine in the City of Gibson.

According to a news release from the West Tennessee Judicial Violent Crime and Drug Task Force, Lesley A. Coleman, 24, Zachary D. Stoops, 23 and Douglas E. Stoops, 50, are all charged in the bust.

Agents served a search warrant at their home in the 100-block of South Main Street in Gibson, Thursday. They reportedly found more than 60 one-pot meth labs on the property. The State of Tennessee Methamphetamine and Pharmaceutical Task Force Response Truck had to be called to the scene to assist with the clean up.

All three defendants are charged with conspiracy and promoting to manufacture methamphetamine. Zachary Stoops and Lesley Coleman were also charged with manufacturing a Schedule II controlled substance and conspiracy to manufacture a Schedule II controlled substance.

The three were booked into the Gibson County Jail.