Police: Meth Lab Found in Basement, Suspects Arrested
Police found finished meth as well as the ingredients to make the substance in and around the washing machine of a house on Reed Avenue.
Police found a methamphetamine lab in the 700 block of Reed Ave. Oct. 19 and arrested two suspects on suspicion of possessing and manufacturing the illegal substance.
Officers from the South County Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department were led to the meth lab while investigating a burglary in the 700 block of Pardella Ave., according to the police blotter.
At the house on Reed Ave., police said they found a small amount of finished meth, pills, crushed pseudoephedrine, lithium batteries, Liquid Fire drain cleaner, Coleman camp fuel, coffee filters and cold packs in the basement hidden in and around the washing machine.
Two suspects were arrested and charged with possession of meth, possession of meth precursors and distribution/manufacturing/sale of a controlled substance.
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