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Latest news: 04-20-09

Couple arrested on meth charges

A Boone County couple was arrested on drug charges after police said they found a methamphetamine lab inside their Racine home.

Jeremy Darrell Workman, 28, and Brooksan Kay Huffman, 22, were taken into custody after police found material used to make meth inside their home late Saturday, according to a release from the Boone County Sheriff's Department.

Both were charged with the felony offenses each of operating a clandestine meth lab and conspiracy.

Deputies also located a large dumping area behind the residence where they had the waste from the majority of their cooks, the release said.

Both were being held at South Central Regional Jail.


Vehicles at car dealership screened by device that IDs meth contamination

TUCSON, AZ - CDEX Inc. announces that in inspections with the Island County Public Health Department in Washington, the ID2 Meth Scanner(TM) identified methamphetamine contamination in buildings, trailers, used cars at a dealership, and a children's dance studio.

In addition, the Scanner found methamphetamine in automobiles voluntarily brought for inspection by local citizens.

Full story, The Wall Street Journal's MarketWatch

Children removed from home with active lab

LONDON - Law enforcement officers investigating the possible manufacturing of methamphetamine found on Wednesday three young children sleeping next to a room with an alleged active lab.

After being decontaminated by Operation UNITE and the Laurel County Division of Public Safety, those children, along with three other school-age children who also live at the Keavy Road home in Laurel County, were taken to the St. Joseph-London hospital before being turned over to Social Services.

Full story, The Times-Tribune

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