Three charged with making meth in Asheboro

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ASHEBORO, N.C. — Three people were arrested after police said they found a meth lab in an Asheboro home on Monday. 

Asheboro police officers and Randolph County sheriff’s deputies searched a home at 201 Spring Garden St. on Monday and found a small meth lab, police said in a news release. 

Three suspects who were in the home at the time were arrested and jailed under $25,000 bonds, police said.  They were identified as Robert Christopher Passmore, Tia Evette Coley, and Thomas Arthur Vance. 

The SBI was called to the scene to handle the meth lab. 

Passmore and Coley are charged with possession with intent to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine, maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances, and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Vance is charged with possession with intent to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

No other details were provided.