GALLIPOLIS — Two “one-pot” methamphetamine labs were uncovered by officers in the City of Gallipolis on Friday afternoon.
According to a press release issued by the Gallipolis Police Department, during the course of an investigation, Gallipolis Police Officers and Municipal Court Probation Officers located two “one-pot” meth labs in the back yard of an unoccupied residence in the upper portion of Fourth Avenue.
Deputies with the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, who are trained in the neutralization of the chemicals involved in the manufacture of meth, were called to the scene and disposed of the labs.
The release also indicates that officers discovered that the unoccupied residence, behind which the labs were found, had also been broken into, and that the actual “cooking” of the methamphetamine was performed inside the residence.
There are no suspects at this time, according to the release, but the investigation into the incident continues.
Gallipolis Police Officers have also asked that they be contacted with information about this latest meth lab discovery or if any activity is observed around any known unoccupied houses within the municipality.
The Gallipolis Police Department can be contacted at (740) 446-1313.