Police and residents of a retirement community were stunned that a 64-year-old Northern California man arrested during a traffic stop was accused of cooking methamphetamine inside his apartment at the facility for seniors.
MIDDLEFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Investigators spent Friday night collecting evidence from a methamphetamine lab in Geauga County.
Sheriff's deputies searched a car leaving a house on Route 87 in Middlefield Township and found a small amount of meth inside, the sheriff's office said.
Detectives from the Geauga County Sheriff's Office, the Lake County Narcotics Unit and Drug Enforcement Administration responded to the scene and executed a search warrant on the house.
A 47-year-old man was arrested and deputies said they are looking for other persons of interest. The suspect will likely be charged on Monday.
Members of the narcotics unit, who are trained on meth labs, collected evidence for prosecution.
The Geauga County Sheriff's Office said deputies were investigating the property after getting information from the community.
A Doylestown man was sentenced to 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to a case involving a meth lab explosion.
A routine traffic stop led to a meth lab bust and man's arrest in Geauga County Wednesday.
Police are investigating after a "shake and bake" meth lab was found near a shopping plaza in Tallmadge.
"It's an epidemic like I've never seen," said Charles Middleton, the chief deputy of Highland County Sheriff's Department in southwest Ohio.
The state attorney general says new hazardous material containers at five sites around Ohio will help authorities more quickly clean up methamphetamine labs they bust.
Investigators spent Friday night collecting evidence from a methamphetamine lab in Geauga County.