FRANKLIN CO. - The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a possible meth lab which was located at the Hometown Inn, 18059 Virgil H Goode Hwy, Rocky Mount, VA. On 01/19/2018 at approximately 4:30 PM, Franklin County Deputies were investigating the odor of marijuana coming from a room at the motel. When deputies went to secure the room, the resident of the room assaulted law enforcement officers. The room was secured and a meth lab was discovered.
Henry Eric Routon and Brittany Danielle Nichols were both arrested and face charges related to the meth lab. Routon is currently being held without bond. Nichols is being held on a $1,000.00 secured bond. The Virginia State Police Clan lab team assisted in clean up of the scene.
This is an ongoing investigation.