New to the area since recently moving from Sumner County, two Goodspring residents are now meeting the locals but in a different kind of way. According to Pulaski Chief of Police John Dickey, the pair are getting to know the faces of Giles County’s corrections officers and the court system after being arrested Feb. 18 in the parking lot of the Giles County Courthouse.
Reading from the report by PPD investigators Robert Bass and Joey Turner, who were the arresting officers, Dickey explained Robert Carter, 30, and Jamie Andrews, 31, were running their local errands in a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder. The couple gave Andrews’ mother a ride to Pulaski, where she had business to conduct at the courthouse, and then the two allegedly did some shopping — for the products to manufacture methamphetamine.
Both are charged with intent to manufacture meth and are being held in the Giles County Jail, where Andrews’ bond has been set at $21,000 and Carter’s is $20,000. She is also charged with driving on an invalid license.
Due to the hazardous nature of the meth manufacture process, PPD blocked off the north parking lot at the courthouse until members of Middle Tennessee Meth Task Force and Drug Enforcement Agency completed the haz-mat clean up of the area, which included removing the shake-and-bake meth lab.