Submitted by Madison County Sheriff’s Office
Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Monday, June 23, investigators of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office received information regarding two male subjects from Georgia that were camping along the river near Oak Hill Road in Madison County and were possibly cooking meth at the campsite.
Investigators responded to the area and were able to locate the suspected campsite along with two male subjects. The male subjects were identified as Jarvis Tremayne Stallings and Joshua Steven Barton, both of Lake Park, Ga. After questioning the two men, investigators determined that both Stallings and Barton were involved in manufacturing methamphetamine.
During a search of the campsite, investigators located numerous items commonly used to manufacture methamphetamine concealed inside the tents along with a small amount of liquid methamphetamine. Both men were arrested and taken into custody without further incident.
Stallings and Barton were both charged with possession of methamphetamine and manufacturing methamphetamine.