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Lexington man and woman charged with manufacturing meth

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Christopher Michael Bee, 26, and Kristy Michelle Perdue, 24, both of Lexington. (Davidson Co. Sheriff's Office)

LEXINGTON, N.C. — A man and woman were arrested after deputies said they found a meth lab while searching their home Tuesday in Lexington.

Christopher Michael Bee, 26, and Kristy Michelle Perdue, 24, were charged after deputies said they found numerous items for manufacturing methamphetamine, three grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at their listed address of 224 Allen Drive.

Officials said they found a small portable methamphetamine lab on the “curtilage” of the property.

Authorities said both suspects were arrested on outstanding warrants for trafficking opium/heroin, manufacturing schedule II and possession of drug paraphernalia at their home.

Search warrants were then obtained after finding 1.5 grams of methamphetamine on both suspects, deputies said.

Both were charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine, and trafficking opium/heroin, manufacturing a schedule II drug and possessing drug paraphernalia.

Bee received a $150,000 bond and Perdue a $60,000 bond. Both have court planned for June 26.