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Charleston couple in custody after hauling meth lab in taxi's trunk

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CHARLESTON, West Virginia -

A couple from Charleston, WV is behind bars after deputies said they found meth ingredients in the taxi the couple was riding in after wrecking their truck.

According to court documents, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle accident in a field on Casdorph Road in Sissonville Tuesday afternoon. When deputies looked up the license plate information, it came back as have been stolen out of Charleston, WV.

A witness proceeded to tell deputies that she saw a male and female leave the scene in a C & H taxi. 

Deputies began searching for the taxi in that area and located it parked at a Go Mart. Court documents say  two people, matching the suspect's description, were getting back into the cab. 

Deputies asked the male suspect, identified as Randy Donahue, to get out. Deputies said the smelled a meth-like odor as he walk walking towards them. 

The female suspect, identified as Holly Willis, also exited the cab. Willis smelled like meth, according to the documents, and had syringes in the front pockets of her coat.

A search of the taxi was performed, and a blue cooler was located in the trunk. Inside the cooler, deputies found numerous meth-making materials. Methamphetamine also was found wrapped in coffee filters, and several bags of marijuana were seized.

Deputies said both suspects have a long history of meth-related charges. 

Both Donahue and Willis appeared in magistrate court Tuesday night.  They are being held at South Central Regional Jail.