A Middlesboro man was arrested on methamphetamine manufacturing charges Monday.
Gary Johnson, 40, of Middlesboro, was arrested by Middlesboro Police Department Officer Josh Pratt on the charge of manufacturing methamphetamine and first-degree possession of a controlled substance.
According to the citation, Johnson had materials from a completed manufacturing process. He also allegedly had lithium batteries, Coleman fuel, tubing, ammonia nitrate and muriatic acid.
He was charged with the possession after officers discovered methamphetamine on a piece of aluminum foil. Johnson remains in custody at the Bell County Detention Center.
A Pineville man was also arrested on Monday for allegedly attempting to pawn a stolen 52-inch LCD flat panel TV. The citation stated Jonathan Widener, 21, attempted to pawn the TV valued at $2,249.99 to County Gun and Pawn in Pineville for $190.
Once Widener was apprehended by MPD Officer Floyd Patterson, Widener claimed he did not steal the TV but did pawn it, according to the citation.
Widener was charged with receiving stolen property under $10,000.
He was released from the Bell County Detention Center on Tuesday.