December 13, 2012

7 arrested in connection with NH meth lab

Police find a 4-year-old boy inside the home as they enter with search warrants.

The Associated Press

TILTON, N.H. — Police have arrested seven people in connection with a meth lab found at a home in Tilton, N.H.

Police also found a 4-year-old boy inside the home as they entered with search warrants late Wednesday. He was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

Tilton Police Chief Robert Cormier tells WMUR-TV ( police found methamphetamine cooking in water bottles. He said the materials were dangerously close to exploding and members of the state police bomb squad removed and detonated them.

Among those arrested were 41-year-old James Joyce of Salisbury, who is charged with a felony count of manufacturing a controlled drug. The seven were being arraigned Thursday.


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