Man Walking in St. Albans Ends up With Drug Charges

Early Tuesday morning a sheriff's deputy went to check on reports of a man and woman walking on Dry Ridge Road in St. Albans, trying to stop passing cars. The Deputy found 28-year old Joey Eads of St. Albans and recognized him from numerous previous encounters, according to the sheriff's office, and knew of outstanding warrants. He was arrested and sent to jail on charges including Operating or Attempting to Operate a Clandestine Laboratory, Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, Purchasing Precursor Ingredients to Make Methamphetamine and Fleeing from Police in a Vehicle. The woman with him was taken home.