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Infant, toddler found in Elizabethton meth arrest

John Thompson, NET News Service • May 3, 2013 at 1:30 PM

ELIZABETHTON — A man who was out of jail on bond while awaiting trial on methamphetamine charges is facing new charges, including child endangerment, following an arrest on Saturday.

David P. Abernathy, 39, and Misty Hope Bennett, 35, both of 116 Flora Dugger Road, were arrested Saturday morning when Deputy Brady Higgins of the Carter County Sheriff's Department came to their residents to serve another arrest warrant.

When he arrived, Higgins said he saw Bennett run inside the residence and Abernathy come outside. Higgins said he also saw plastic soft drink bottles in the yard, bottles commonly used in the "one-pot" method of manufacturing methamphetamine. Higgins found a total of 10 bottles which contained

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