West Virginia State Police arrested two Montrose residents on drug charges Tuesday.
Chad Cutright, 27, and Natasha Biggins, 26, were arrested and charged with one count each of attempting to operate clandestine drug laboratories.
On Tuesday, a state trooper responded to a Montrose residence for a verbal dispute. Upon arrival, Cutright told the trooper that Biggins was "high and was trying to leave with kids," according to the criminal complaint.
Cutright then gave the trooper a signed consent to search the property and residence. During the search, numerous needles, pill and other drug paraphernalia was located in the residence, according to the criminal complaint.
The trooper also found a red backpack in Biggins' closet, which contained several items used for the production of methamphetamine. According to the criminal complaint, another bag outside the residence that contained Sudafed, foil, lithium batteries and other items associated with the production of meth.
Biggins also told the trooper that she and Cutright had been injecting meth and other drugs throughout the evening. According to the criminal complaint, Cutright told the trooper that he had made 18 to 20 "Shake n Bake" meth cooks in the residence even while children were present.
Both Cutright and Biggins are currently in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail.