Two Grayson County residents were arrested Thursday on drug charges following a meth bust in Clarkson.

The Clarkson Police Department, assisted by the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office and the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force, searched a residence near the 700 block of Old Leitchfield Road in Clarkson on Thursday and located a methamphetamine lab and a measurable amount of methamphetamine, according to Clarkson Police Chief Buck Meredith.

41-year-old Darrick Childress, of Leitchfield, and 43-year-old Andrea Langley, of Big Clifty, were both arrested in relation to the incident.

Childress was lodged in the Grayson County Detention Center on the charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, second or greater offense, and possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine); and Langley was lodged in the detention center on the charge of manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense.

As always, Meredith asks the community to feel free to come see him in person or to call him personally with any complaints of drug-related activity. The Clarkson Police Department can be reached by phone at 270-242-2841 or in person at Clarkson City Hall at 213 Millerstown St.

“The CKPD has been committed and will remain committed to the fight against drug for the betterment of the community,” Meredith said.

Meredith will be leading the investigation.