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Deputies find 12 meth labs in Ashland home

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Benjamin Ward, Photo Courtesy: Boyd County Detention Center Benjamin Ward, Photo Courtesy: Boyd County Detention Center
Michael Crisp, Photo Courtesy: Boyd County Detention Center Michael Crisp, Photo Courtesy: Boyd County Detention Center
Michelle Vaughn, Photo Courtesy: Boyd County Detention Center Michelle Vaughn, Photo Courtesy: Boyd County Detention Center
Photo Courtesy: Chris Holtzapfel, 13 News Photojournalist Photo Courtesy: Chris Holtzapfel, 13 News Photojournalist
ASHLAND, Ky. -

Three people are behind bars after Boyd County deputies find 12 meth labs in a home in Ashland. 

Benjamin J. Ward, 31, Michelle R. Vaughn, 39, and Michael J. Crisp, 39, all of Ashland are facing multiple meth charges after deputies searched their home on Hilton Avenue Thursday night, according to a news release. 

Deputies say a confidential informant working for the Boyd County Drug Task Force bought methamphetamine from the home were Ward and Crisp are listed as living. About 9 p.m., deputies executed a search warrant and found 12 meth labs, paraphernalia and cash. 

Ward is charged with manufacturing, possession and trafficking methamphetamine as well as unlawful possession of a meth precursor. 

Crisp is charged with manufacturing and possession of methamphetamine as well as unlawful possession of a meth precursor. 

Vaughn is charged manufacturing, possession and trafficking methamphetamine as well as unlawful possession of a meth precursor.

The three are currently in the Boyd County Detention Center.