Meth lab found in Darlington County

The Darlington County Sheriff's Office says it will charge Joe Eddins, 44, and Cheryl Melton, 48, with Manufacturing Crystal Methamphetamine 2nd Offense and Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine, in connection with a methamphetamine lab found in Hartsville, Thursday afternoon.

Investigators with the sheriff's office say the lab was in a house in the 2500 block of High Line Drive.

Officials at the scene say it's a common type of portable lab known as a "shake and bake."

The house has been secured by agents while they wait for a hazardous materials cleanup crew to deal with the lab.