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Police bust suspected meth lab in Nanticoke

February 20. 2013 4:08AM
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NANTICOKE - Police served a search warrant tonight at an East Washington Street residence on suspicion that a methamphetamine lab has been operating there in the basement.

Police Chief William Shultz said police were dispatched at 4:36 p.m. to 232 E. Washington St. for a reported stabbing.

When police arrived, they found that both the victims and suspects had fled. However, police had reason to believe a meth lab was in the house and they applied for a search warrant.

The Nanticoke Fire Department was on scene in case of an explosion related to meth lab chemicals.

There are people are in custody, including Linda Buckley, who resides at 232 E. Washington St., Shultz said.

Residents of about six homes were evacuated for their safety.

The director of the state Attorney General's Drug Task Force was on scene.

Check back to for updates and read the complete story in The Times Leader on Wednesday.


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