Man accused of operating meth labs

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 1, 2011

A man charged in October with having a methamphetamine lab behind his home is in jail under a $1 million bond after authorities found him operating another lab in the 7200 block of Stokes Ferry Road.
James Timothy Russell, 47, with the last known address of 470 Liberty Road, was charged Thursday afternoon following the raid by authorities with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office.
Russell was charged with conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Russell was convicted of possession of methamphetamine 20 years ago in California.