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Mobile meth lab explodes, injures man

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Norman Lingle, emergency management director for the city of Miner, secures an area behind and to the east of Larry's Pit Stop in Miner due to concerns that materials from a shake-and-bake meth lab incident (the blue substance pictured in the foreground) had contaminated the area.
(Photo by Scott Welton, Staff)
Scott County man fled scene, later arrested


MINER -- A Sikeston man is facing drug charges related to a shake-and-bake meth lab attempt gone bad Friday morning.

John D. Smith, 44, has been charged by Scott County Prosecuting Attorney Paul Boyd with several felonies including possession of a controlled substance; possession of chemicals with intent to manufacture a controlled substance; possession of a meth precursor drug with intent to manufacture; and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

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