Meth lab discovered by Port Lavaca police

May 5, 2011 at 12:05 a.m.

PORT LAVACA - Port Lavaca police busted a meth lab early Wednesday morning, according to a news release issued by Port Lavaca Police Chief John Stewart.

About 2:30 a.m. Officer Joe Sanchez stopped a vehicle in the 300 block of South Ann Street.

Sanchez approached the driver, Jose Salas Jr., 22, received consent to search the car, and found white powdery substance, field tested to be methamphetamines in plastic bags in the door panel of the car. Salas was arrested and taken to the Calhoun County Jail.

Further investigation determined a meth lab in operation at the house where Salas had stopped.

A search warrant was issued. Three of the 14 people in the house were arrested.

Arrested and charged were Adrian Holmes, 20, Anthony Bellows, 17, Raymond Norman, 21, and Mathew Enax, 19, with possession and transport of chemicals with intent to manufacture a controlled substance.



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