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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.