EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSDeputies Say Two Meth Labs Found; Boone Man Faces Charges
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Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Sep. 12, 2013 9:38 AM EDT
Madison , Boone County , West Virginia
A Boone County man was arrested after deputies said they found two methamphetamine labs.
Kenneth Lee Ball, 50, of Madison was charged with two of operating a clandestine laboratory, according to a news release from the Boone County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies were responding to an anonymous tip when they were able to locate an area where they believed methamphetamine was being cooked on a regular basis. Officers traveled to the Ball residence on Robinson Lane, outside of Madison late Wednesday evening, just before midnight. Ball was contacted and a search was conducted of the property.
Investigators located evidence from at least two separate clandestine labs during the search, the release said.
Ball was being arraigned in Boone County Magistrate Court. If convicted of the felony charges, Ball could face two to 10 years in prison.
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