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Two jailed after meth lab found in 6th Avenue apartment

Aug. 07, 2014 @ 07:37 PM

HUNTINGTON — Two people were arrested Thursday afternoon after police said they found a meth lab in an apartment on 6th Avenue.

Robert Walker, 53, was taken to jail on a felony charge of operating or attempting to operate clandestine drug labs. A woman who also lives in the apartment was charged with a misdemeanor of maintaining a dwelling for use of controlled substances, according to criminal complaints from the Cabell County Magistrate Court.

The complaints said a plastic bag was found behind the apartment, located at 246 1/2 6th Avenue, on Aug. 1. It contained coffee filters with traces of methamphetamine, an empty bottle of acetone, a receipt for cold packs and another receipt for pseudoephedrine.

The bag also contained several utility bills with Walker’s name and address, according to the criminal complaint. The complaint said he also was seen with the bags.

Police obtained a search warrant later that day and executed it on Thursday. Plastic bottles containing meth, meth ingredients and packaged meth were all found in the apartment.

Walker is in the Western Regional Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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