Stories tagged with: Meth Lab

January 23, 2012 - 8:58pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office says deputies discovered a meth lab Monday at a Crooksville home.

According to Sgt. Kevin Starrett, the lab was discovered at 9796 State Route 669. Authorities found the lab while assisting the Perry County Common Pleas Court Probation Department in the search for 46-year-old Keith Watts at the home.

Starrett says Watts is wanted on outstanding warrants and probation violations. He is still on the loose. If anyone knows of his...

January 23, 2012 - 6:56pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

A man arrested at a Muskingum County truck stop with a rolling meth lab was sentenced Monday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court.

49-year-old Terry Boyd of Zanesville was sentenced to two years in prison and received a $5,000 fine. Boyd was arrested last August at the Love's Travel Stop on Sonora Road. He later pled guilty to the illegal assembly of chemicals for the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

December 1, 2011 - 10:46am
2 years 39 weeks ago

Four suspects face felony charges after an investigation following a traffic stop.

State Highway Patrol Troopers stopped a vehicle for a headlight violation in Lancaster around 1:30am Wednesday.

During the stop a trooper noticed evidence of a meth lab inside the vehicle. The vehicle's occupants 25-year-old Joshua Lanier of Rockbridge and 32-year-old Angela Ogg of Lancaster led authorities to the Casa Grande Motel where two additional suspects were located.

They are 44-year-...

August 30, 2011 - 10:38pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

A mobile meth lab was discovered during a traffic stop Tuesday night in Zanesville.

According to Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz, a vehicle was pulled over around 9:20 p.m. at the Love's Travel Stop on Sonora Road.

Lt. Mike LeCocq, who made the stop, discovered during his investigation one of the occupants of the vehicle had an outstanding warrant in another county. Lt. LeCocq also found what authorities call a "rolling meth lab".

Sheriff Lutz says meth...

August 1, 2011 - 6:29pm
3 years 4 weeks ago

A Zanesville woman will spend two years in prison and will have to pay a $5,000 fine for her involvement in an active meth lab.

20-year-old Elizabeth Barnett pled guilty to endangering children and the attempted illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacturing of meth. She was sentenced Monday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court by Judge Kelly Cottrill.

On May 4, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office raided a home at 343 Linn Street in Zanesville. There they...

July 18, 2011 - 6:02pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

A Sandusky woman admits to her part in a meth lab bust where children were found.

On May 4, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office raided a home at 343 Linn Street in Zanesville. There authorities say they found an active meth lab and took five people into custody.

Monday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court 29-year-old Tania Welch pled guilty to complicity to the illegal manufacturing of drugs and child endangering.

Welch remains in the Muskingum County Jail.

May 18, 2011 - 11:59am
3 years 15 weeks ago

Five people charged in connection to a meth lab in Zanesville appear in court.

In front of Judge Mark Fleegle, Misti Emmert, Josh Nelson, Elizabeth Barnett, Tania Welch and Gregory Tompkins all pled not guilty.

Emmert faces 11 counts including illegal manufacturing of meth and illegal possession of chemicals for the manufacturing of meth, both with juvenile specifications and engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity and child endangering.

Nelson, Barnett and Welch were all...

May 7, 2011 - 7:04pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating the discovery of a meth lab in a residential area on Saturday night.

Sergeant Chris Phipps said officers were called to 255 Luck Avenue for found property and discovered evidence from what is believed to be a meth lab.

"There are dangerous chemicals involved in meth labs, hazmat suits are required as well as breathing apparatus' so that none of the chemicals will harm anybody else in neighborhood as well as the people...

May 6, 2011 - 6:01pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

The names of suspects charged in a Muskingum County drug bust have been released.

On Wednesday, authorities discovered a meth lab at 343 Linn Street in Zanesville. Misti Emmert, Josh Nelson, Elizabeth Barnett, Gregory Tompkins, and Tania Welch were arrested during the investigation.

"These cases they involve a lot of resources and we had some great cooperation. No one got hurt and luckily we were able to shut this thing down before anything serious happened," said...

March 6, 2011 - 4:39pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

Police discover a meth lab in Somerset.

Deputies with the Perry County Sheriff's Office and officials with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force conducted a search warrant Sunday at 3663 Reading Township Road 124.

Authorities discovered an active meth lab, drugs as well as drug paraphernalia.

Two men were arrested and are being held in the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail. Names are not being released until formal charges are filed.

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