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Cary police make meth bust at Motel 6

Posted September 6, 2009
Updated September 7, 2009

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— Cary police arrested a man suspected of having a mobile meth lab at the Motel 6 at 1401 Buck Jones Road early Sunday, spokeswoman Susan Moran said.

Officers on patrol noticed suspicious activity in the motel parking lot between 3 and 4 a.m. According to Lt. John Szymeczek, they found a man there with a "mobile meth lab." His backpack held containers, a hot plate, lighter fluid and other chemicals and hardware typically used to make methamphetamine, Szymeczek said.

The man, Brandon Carlon, 26, of Fuquay-Varina, was not staying at the motel. Cary police called for backup from the State Bureau of Investigation and a hazardous materials team from the Raleigh Fire Department, standard protocol when a meth operation is discovered.

They charged Carlon with possession with larceny, intent to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of precursor chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine.

Carlon was being held under a  $26,000 bond at the Wake County Jail Sunday.

According to state Department of Correction records, Carlon was convicted of drug possession in Wake County in 2004.

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