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Meth Bust Leads to Arrest

NANTICOKE — Police in Luzerne County said officers shut down a drug lab on Wednesday.

Nanticoke Police believe a man was cooking methamphetamine in the garage of a home on West Main Street.

The bust was made on Wednesday afternoon. Investigators said they found out about the dangerous operation from an informant.  Police said they found meth and heroin on the suspected drug maker at the time of his arrest.

Authorities were still on scene at midnight on Thursday cleaning up the lab and investigating the chemicals.

Authorities tell Newswatch 16 the woman living in the home had no idea what was happening on her property.

The man’s name has not yet been released.


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