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Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

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11/29/2010

Deputy makes felony warrant arrest and discover's meth lab

On Monday November 22, 2010 a Lawrence County Deputy observed a subject who was wanted on felony warrants at a business in Mt. Vernon.  The Deputy attempted to apprehend the subject but the suspect got into a vehicle and attempted to elude the Deputy.  The Deputy was able to catch up to the suspect and took him into custody. 

Upon apprehending the suspect, the Deputy noticed a strong chemical smell coming from the suspect.  Further investigation by the Deputy led to the discovery of an active meth lab just outside the Mt. Vernon city limits.  Another subject was also at the residence and taken into custody. 

Charges are pending on both subjects for the meth lab.  The C.O.M.E.T. drug task force assisted in the clean up and disposal of the lab.

 
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