Meth lab found in Whitestown

Published Apr 19, 2017 at 4:00pm

WHITESTOWN — A mobile methamphetamine lab was located on Ney Avenue Tuesday afternoon. Charges are pending.

Police said they received a tip about drug use on Ney Avenue shortly before 4 p.m. When they arrived on the scene, police said a 27-year-old man took off running. His identity has not been released by law enforcement. Police said the man was located in a nearby cemetery a short time later and was taken into custody. He was then transported to a local hospital for treatment, authorities said.

A mobile meth lab was located at the residence, police stated. The area was blocked off for several hours for the investigation.

Police said the man’s identity and any pending criminal charges will be released at a later time.