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Cumberland County Authorities Find Meth Lab In Wade

Posted November 2, 2005 7:30 a.m. EST

— On Wednesday afternoon, Cumberland County authorities discovered a methamphetamine lab in the back yard of a mobile home in Wade.

Deputies said they discovered the lab while attempting to serve an arrest warrant to a person who lives in a mobile home on

Percy Strickland Road


They said they found tubing, coolers, gas cylinders and mason jars at the scene.

Agents from the State Bureau of Investigation tested chemicals and determined the make-shift operation was producing methamphetamine.

They said the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration would clean up the lab.

Investigators added that arrests were pending.