Two Arrested after Meth Lab Bust

PLAINS TOWNSHIP — Authorities said they have two people in custody after a meth lab bust in Luzerne County.

We found investigators checking out a motel room at the Melody Motel in Plains Township.

Authorities said a husband and wife Johnathan and Jessica Cole were pulled over near Shickshinny after leaving the motel they were staying in.

Inside their vehicle police found five pots which were cooking methamphetamine, 15 used pots, and 15 gas generators, which help to make the powerful drug.

Investigators then evacuated and searched the pair’s hotel room and found two active pots.

Johnathan Cole was arrested and faces several drug charges.

Police said his wife Jessica, who is eight months pregnant, was taken to a hospital and will be charged at a later date.

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