Police charge pair with meth manufacturing in Garner hotel room

From staff reportsAugust 19, 2013 

— A man and woman were slated for court appearances Monday on charges that they were manufacturing methamphetamine in a room at the InTown Suites Extended Stay hotel on U.S. 70 West.

Garner police arrested Anthony Wade Lewis, 43, and Julie Anne Lewis, 48, late Friday afternoon at the hotel, where police said Julie Lewis was living in Room 105.

An arrest report for Anthony Lewis listed his address as 105 Bashford Road in Raleigh.

Arrest warrants said the Lewises had muriatic acid, used in the manufacturing of meth, along with other precursor materials in the room.

Anthony Lewis was charged possession of methamphetamine with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver it, possessing and distributing precursor material for meth, manufacturing meth, maintaining the hotel room as a place to keep and sell drugs, felony conspiracy with Julie Lewis, three counts of missing previous court dates for misdemeanor charges and probation violation.

Julie Lewis was charged with manufacturing meth, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or distribute, possession and distribution of precursor material, maintaining the hotel room as a drug sale and storage place and felony conspiracy with Anthony Lewis.

Anthony Lewis was convicted in December 2011 on a worthless check charge in Wake County and put on 18 months’ probation.

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