MDEA finds meth lab in Waterville motel

11:17 AM, Mar 7, 2014   |    comments
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OAKLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine Drug Enforcement served three search warrants Friday, which resulted in one arrest. The warrants were part of month long investigation into methamphetamine production.

MDEA served two warrant at 11 Center Street in Oakland and the other to a room at the Waterville Fireside Inn & Suites on Main Street. After MDEA's inspection, a wing of the motel was evacuated. An initial assesment revealed evidence of meth manufacturing in the motel room. Due to the explosive danger of the meth materials, officials evacuated the motel. The team members, wearing protective suits, will search and clean the room at the motel and at the Oakland location.

MDEA also seized a vehicle in Skowhegan that is connected to the investigation. Federal, state, county and local police as well as local fire departments, EMS and Maine's Department of Environmental Protection all assisted the MDEA. There are several other people being question in connection to the meth production.

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