Story: Marisa Murphy
MANALAPAN, NJ -
Randy William Lembcke, 27, and Tara Jeanne Anders, 23, both of Conway, South Carolina, were in the 2011 Ford Escape that Patrolman Jeffrey Emslie recognized as stolen out of Chesterfield, New Jersey, with the aid of a license plate reader system, according to Captain Thomas Barstow of the Manalapan Township Police Department.
The pair had stolen the vehicle and had turned it into a mobile meth lab in the backseat. Police confirmed the car was stolen, and signaled to pull the Escape over in a Starbucks parking lot on Route 9 North.
Both are charged with
•Receiving stolen property
•Manufacturing a controlled dangerous substance production facility
•Manufacturing a controlled dangerous substance
•Possession of a controlled dangerous substance
•Possession of drug paraphernalia
•Possession of a hypodermic syringe.
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