Mobile meth lab found during traffic stop


Herald News Report

FAIRBORN — Upon making a traffic stop regarding a vehicle registration violation, a Fairborn police officer discovered a container of a suspected methamphetamine laboratory, in addition to chemicals used to create the drug, according to a release by the Fairborn Police Department.

The release said the officer made the stop approximately 10:32 Marchmont and Regina drives. The male driver was arrested for driving under suspension, while the female passenger was arrested on a felony warrant out of Montgomery County, according to police. The container and chemicals were found as the vehicle was inventoried before being towed. Officers from the ACE Task Force responded to the scene and neutralized the contents, the release said.

The vehicle was towed and the case is under investigation, the release said, and will be presented to the prosecutor’s office at a later time for consideration of charges for the methamphetamine and chemicals.

Herald News Report compiled by Whitney Vickers.

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