An Adrian man is being held in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond after police alleged he was operating a meth lab in Upshur County.
William Trent Richardson III, 20, is charged with operating a clandestine drug laboratory. West Virginia state troopers found several items typically used in the production of methamphetamine in Richardson's residence. A loaded pistol was also found in the home, according to the state troopers.
Richardson was arraigned before Upshur County Magistrate Mike Coffman.