Columbia woman arrested in Aiken Co. in connection to meth lab operation

Columbia woman arrested in Aiken Co. in connection to meth lab operation
(Source: Salley Police Department)
(Source: Salley Police Department)

AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A man and a woman have been arrested by authorities in Aiken County in connection to a meth lab investigation.

Robert Dusty Widener was arrested after members of the Salley and Perry Police Departments ended an investigation regarding an illegal methamphetamine operation that lasted a few months.

After searching his a residence on the 200 block of Railroad Avenue, Widener was charged with a second offense of possession and manufacturing methamphetamine, trafficking nine or more grams of pseudophedrine, a third or subsequent offense of driving under suspension, and other charges.

Authorities also arrested Kimberly Marie Patterson. The Columbia woman was charged with possession or receiving stolen goods less than $2,000, conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, and operating an uninsured vehicle.

Officials say future arrests from this investigation are expected.

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