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Suspects with multiple meth labs arrested in Pemiscot County

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 ~ Updated 1:14 PM

CARUTHERSVILLE -- Two persons are in custody after agents with the Bootheel Drug Task Force were tipped off to possible drug activity.

After receiving a tip, agents with the Task Force, under the direction of Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell, began surveillance on a farm residence which lead to a vehicle stop and a suspect being apprehended.

The suspect dropped a plastic liter bottle which contained a fully-active "shake-and-bake" methamphetamine lab from his coat during the apprehension.

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