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Active meth lab found near elementary school
San Jacinto News- Times

COLDSPRING – Responding to a report of a copper theft, San Jacinto County deputies not only found copper wiring but also an active m e t h a m - phetamine lab Thursday, June 4. About 1 a.m. deputies had a report of a copper theft occurring on Hwy. 150 east just past FM 222, according to San Jacinto County Sheriff James Walters. “Deputies followed some 4- wheeler tracks from the scene back to a residence in the Foxes Run Subdivision located across from Coldspring Intermediate School,” Walters said. “About 600 grams of methamphetamine was recovered from the scene as well as about 100 pounds of industrial copper wire,” Walters said. Taken into custody and charged with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, possession/transport chemicals with intent to manufacture a controlled substance, theft of copper and burglary of a building is James Anderson, aka “Cookie Ray.” A Methamphetamine Initiative Group (MIG) was called in to process the crime scene, according to Walters.

 

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