The Middleport Police Department evacuated the whole apartment complex after an anonymous tip of a meth lab and sexual abuse of a minor.
Sheriff Keith O. Wood reports deputies responded and found a one port reactionary vessel and white powder that tested positive for meth.
Deputies and the Department of Jobs and Family interviewed a minor female who indicated forced sexual abuse by her step father.
39-year old Joseph Stewart was arrested and charged with rape , illegal manufacturing of drugs and illegal assembly of chemicals used to manufacture meth.
43-year-old Brenda Stewart was arrested and charged with illegal manufacturing of drugs and endangering children.
Both Stewarts bonds are $500,000 and in the Middleport jail.
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