Two area residents arrested on meth, firearm charges in Richland County

RICHLAND COUNTY — Two area residents are in the Richland County Jail on meth and firearm-related charges.

24-year-old Ryan Jackliln, of Centralia, and 22-year-old Brittany Bunton, of Salem, were arrested Monday by Richland County Sheriff’s deputies.

Jacklin was formally charged Tuesday with Class X delivery of between 15 and 100 grams of methamphetamine and Class 3 possession of a firearm by a felon. His bond has been set at $25,000 cash.

Bunton was formally charged the same day with Class X felony delivery of between 15 and 100 grams of meth and her bond has been set at $10,000 cash.

A preliminary hearing for Bunton has been scheduled for September 23, but she is first scheduled September 21, in Jefferson County Court for pre-trial hearings in a 2015 felony case for obstruction of justice, and a 2016 misdemeanor case of child endangerment.

Jacklin is scheduled for a September 27 preliminary hearing in Richland County Court, but first have to appear September 22, in Washington County in a case charging him with Class X aggravated protected manufacture of more than 400 grams of meth, Class 1 felony delivery of between 5 and 15 grams of meth, and Class 3 felony possession of a sawed off shotgun or rifle.

He is also scheduled for October pre-trial hearings in Marion County for separate felony cases charging him with aggravated fleeing police.

Both Jacklin and Bunton remain in the Richland County Jail at this time.