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MDEA dismantles one pot meth lab

BRUNSWICK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Members of the Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Team dismantled a one pot meth lab Wednesday evening in Brunswick.

For the past month, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and Lisbon Police were investigating meth manufacturing done by Aric Hall, said the MDEA.

On Wednesday around 5:30 p.m., agents approached Hall after finding him in his vehicle at the Brunswick Lowes parking lot. The MDEA said Hall was cooperative and told officers there was an active "one pot" lab in his vehicle. Agents saw the alleged "one pot" on the passenger's side floor of the vehicle as well as materials indicating meth manufacturing.

Maine Drug Enforcement Agency said agents arrested Hall for manufacturing meth after and transported him to the Cumberland County Jail.

Agents monitored the vehicle until they could get a search warrant. Around 9:00 p.m. he Clandestine Team arrived and dismantled the lab and other items for evidentiary purposes, said the MDEA. The state's Department of Environmental Protection helped take custody of the hazardous materials.

Agents also searched Hall's home at 7 Deerfield Ln. in Brunswick, but didn't find any other evidence of meth being made.

This is the four meth related incident the MDEA has responded to in 2015.


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