Carolyn Fleegle

Meth Investigation in Perry Co. Results in Six Arrests

by Carolyn Fleegle on June 28, 2011 at 4:45 am

Authorities in Perry County execute search warrants at two homes in New Lexington in an investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

Sgt. Kevin Starrett says Monday night detectives seized chemicals related to manufacturing of meth along with lab supplies at a home on East Water Street and East Union Street.

He says during the investigation detectives also discovered an active meth lab at another location near Shawnee.

He says six people were taken into custody and face criminal charges.

Agents from the Central Ohio Drug Enformcement Task Force also assisted in the investigation.