95 Meth Labs Busted In Wright County Near Mountain Grove Missouri

Date 2014/3/1 22:24:20 | Topic: News

(kspr.com) - Five people were arrested Saturday morning after authorities discovered a plethora of meth labs on a property in Wright County.
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Officials say 30 officers surrounded the property three miles west of Mountain Grove, where 95 labs were discovered in four different locations.

Wright County Sheriff Glenn Adler states he has never seen so many labs during a bust and believes it could be the largest lab discovery in Missouri at one time.

Police state a two-year-old child, who was being exposed to the labs, was placed with the Children's Division.

Along with officers from the Wright County Sheriff's Office, police from Mtn. Grove and Hartville were also involved with the discovery. The South Central Drug Task Force, Missouri State Highway Patrol and Howell County Swat were also called to the scene.

Officials say the suspects are expected to face charges of Possession of a Control Substance, Manufacturing a Control Substance and Child Endangerment.



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