4 Charged After Meth Lab Found Near Smithfield

An ongoing investigation into a methamphetamine lab in Clayton has led to the discovery of a meth lab near Smithfield and the arrests of four individuals.

Saffery-Mugshots-FIWTSB News has learned Clayton Police wanted to question an individual in connection with a meth lab found on Hobbs Street last Saturday.  Accompanied by Johnston County sheriff’s deputies, officers went to a home on Homestead Lane Monday afternoon and reportedly found a meth lab at that address.

While at the scene a concerned citizen notified officers of a car parked at a nearby home, when no one should be at the address. Officers said they saw some flee on foot from the home and they were taken into custody.

Christopher Lee Shaffery Jr., 25, his brother, Andrew Joseph Shaffery, 22, Jonathan Brett Carter, 31, and Chelsie Keith Woodall, 19, all of Homestead Lane, Smithfield were arrested.

Christopher Shaffery was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance, possess-distribute meth precursors, felony conspiracy and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $150,000.

Carter-Woodall-Mugshots-FIAndrew Shaffery was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, felony conspiracy, and possess-distribute meth precursors.

Jonathan Carter was charged with felony probation violation, possess-distribute meth precursors and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail was set at $90,000.

Chelsie Woodall was charged with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and given a $2,000 bond.