Five area residents were charged after a methamphetamine lab was discovered in Decorah early Sunday morning.

The Decorah Police Department led the execution of a narcotics search warrant at about 3 a.m. at 610 1/2 Maple Ave. in Decorah where more than five grams of methamphetamine and a methamphetamine laboratory and methamphetamine manufacturing equipment were found at the residence.

Brent Fullhart, 28, and Brian Fullhart, 29, both of Decorah, were both charged with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine (a Class B felony) within 1,000 feet of certain real property; possession of certain real property (with two or more previous convictions), a Class D felony; possession of a drug precursor - iodine - with intent to manufacture, a Class D felony; and possession of a drug precursor - ethyl ether - with intent to manufacture, a Class D felony.

Brittany Johnson, 20, Calmar, Zoanne Olson, 29, Decorah, and Jason Clark, 30, Decorah, were all charged with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, a Class B felony, within 1,000 feet of certain real property; possession of methamphetamine on certain real property, a serious misdemeanor; possession of a drug precursor - iodine - with intent to manufacture, a Class D felony; and possession of a drug precursor - ethyl ether - with intent to manufacture methamphetamine, a Class D felony.

The Decorah Police Department was assisted by the Winneshiek County Sheriff's Department and the Northeast Iowa Drug Task Force.