A Doylestown man was sentenced to 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to a case involving a meth lab explosion.
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 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.
Two men were taken to the burn unit of Akron Children's Hospital after a methamphetamine lab exploded Wednesday night.
Two were charged for a methamphetamine lab fire at a Parma apartment building last month.
The Akron house that has been busted twice for methamphetamine labs in the last few months caught on fire Thursday night.
A 44-year-old man was arrested for making methamphetamine for the second time at the same Akron house since December.