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Meth labs discovered in cemetery

Brittany Wise Reporter

December 3, 2013

Two discarded methamphetamine labs were discovered littering Bloomington Road Church Cemetery, after an area resident contacted the Grayson County Sheriff’s Department.


According to Deputy Buck Meredith, the GCSO responded on Sunday morning and found that in addition to the used meth labs, various other related trash items were strewn across the cemetery.


“It upsets you very much to see something so disrespectful,” Meredith said, explaining that tire tracks were also found going through the cemetery.


He said that it appears the person(s) responsible simply drove through the center of the cemetery, and threw out the items they had used to manufacture the illegal drug methamphetamine.


The labs and other trash were cleared from the site by Meredith and Special Deputy Mark Stanton.


Photographs were taken of the tire tracks, and these and other leads are being pursued in the case as the investigation continues.


“Arrests are likely,” Meredith said.


He warned that “these old meth labs can still be very dangerous,” and said that if one is discovered, the Sheriff’s Department should be notified immediately. “Don’t pick it up,” he said.


Anyone with information regarding this or any other drug case is encouraged to contact the GCSO by calling (270) 259-3024 or the anonymous tip line at (270) 200-2222.