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Latest news: 7-28-2009

Meth lab found next to bedroom of girl, 6

Comstock Township, MI - Police in Kalamazoo County say they found a methamphetamine lab next to a bedroom where a 6-year-old girl slept.

The girl was taken to Bronson Methodist Hospital to be looked at for possible exposure to the lab.

The Kalamazoo Gazette reports sheriff's deputies discovered the lab Monday evening.

Police tell WOOD-TV a search of the Comstock Township home turned up the lab and numerous meth-making components.

WWMT-TV reports two suspects are expected to face charges.

From the Chicago Tribune

Major bust of 'shake and bake' operation

Walker, LA - Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies say they made the biggest meth lab bust ever in the parish at a trailer home in Walker early Tuesday morning.

The bust happened at a house on LA Hwy 447 north of LA Hwy 1019, about ten miles north of Walker. This is a very rural part of the parish.

Full story, WAFB-TV

Man tries to destroy evidence by eating meth

Tehama County, CA - A transient was arrested during a traffic stop at 10:42 p.m. Thursday on Highway 99W at Kilkenny Lane for possession of drugs after eating the contents of one bag.

The man was a passenger in a vehicle that had been stopped and told officers he had no identification on him, giving a verbal identification, which was later determined to be incorrect.

Full story, Contra Costa Times

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