State police discover 4th meth lab in 2 months in Indiana County
State police are continuing an investigation into a suspected methamphetamine lab discovered Monday inside a West Wheatfield Township residence in Indiana County near the Westmoreland County border.
Troop A spokesman Cliff Greenfield said the lab was discovered about 1:50 p.m. at 91 Caroline St. in the village of Robinson. Greenfield said police received information there was methamphetamine being manufactured in the area.
“Upon arrival, troopers obtained consent to search. During the search, troopers located several items that are consistent with the clandestine manufacturing of methamphetamine,” Greenfield said.
Greenfield said the State Police Clandestine Laboratory Response Team collected and processed items used to manufacture methamphetamine inside and outside the residence, where two juveniles under the age of 7 were discovered.
Greenfield said multiple criminal charges of manufacturing and possessing a controlled substance and child endangerment are pending against a 31-year-old Robinson woman and a 33-year-old man from New Florence, Westmoreland County.
In January, state police arrested eight people after finding items related to the manufacturing of methamphetamine at three separate Indiana County locations in Ernest, Washington Township, East Wheatfield Township, and a “one pot” lab in the trunk of a car in Burrell Township.
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