Baby, Assault Rifle Found At Home Where Active Meth Lab Was Discovered


Two arrests were made after an active meth lab was shut down by the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to an anonymous tip of a possible active methamphetamine lab in the 9600 block of Chillicothe-Lancaster Road on June 11 at 5:30 p.m.

Contact was made with Seth Farmer, 22, and his girlfriend, Sara Darst, 25, upon arrival. According to the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office, they were in the process of making meth with an infant present. An AK-47 assault rifle and two other rifles were also recovered at the scene.

Both Farmer and Darst are in jail and have been charged with one count each of manufacturing methamphetamine, punishable by a mandatory sentence of four to 11 years, illegal assembly of chemicals, punishable by three to eight years in prison, child endangering, punishable by two to three years in prison, and tampering with evidence, which is punishable by nine to 36 months in prison.

The child that was at the scene is currently in the custody of a family member.

Two more adults were present and could face charges.

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