A Doylestown man was sentenced to 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to a case involving a meth lab explosion.
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio - Two men have been charged in connection to a meth lab bust in Cuyahoga Falls on Thursday.
A call about a fire brought firefighters and police out to Magnolia Ave just off Tallmadge Road. There, they found Todd James, 54, and Leo Stalter II, 27, trying to put a fire out in the garage.
The fire department immediately recognized the blaze began as a result of a meth lab explosion.
The fire was extinguished and no injuries were reported. An 86-year-old homeowner was inside sleeping, but was not injured.
Proper cleanup of the home was then done and both men were booked into the Summit County Jail.
James and Stalter II are facing aggravated arson, illegal manufacturing of drugs and other charges in connection to the incident.
The Portage County Drug Task Force says it arrested 31 people Friday following a seven-month investigation into drug deals in the city of Ravenna.
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.