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Traffic stop in Lewisburg leads to Meth Lab bust

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The Lewisburg Police Department was able to shut down an illegal methamphetamine lab on Monday thanks to a traffic stop.

Brian Allen Woody, 29, of Lewisburg was stopped by Lewisburg Police officers on Monday morning.  He was wanted for a probation violation on federal charges.  Woody surrendered to police peacefully.

While officers were searching the car, they discovered materials used to set up a meth lab.  That lead to a search of Woody's home, where officers found more meth ingredients and what they believed to be cocaine.  Tara Woody, 31, of Lewisburg was arrested at the home.

Brian Woody is charged with Operation of a Clandestine Drug Lab and a Probation Violation.  He is being held in the Southern Regional Jail on a $25,000 bond.  Tara Woody is charges with Operation of a Clandestine Drug Lab and Possession of Cocaine.  She is also in the Southern Regional Jail.  Her bond is set at $1,000.