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".
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...
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.
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...
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...