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UPDATE: Active meth lab busted in McDowell County

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WAR (WVVA) – Sheriff's Deputies bust an active meth lab in McDowell County late Wednesday afternoon.         

Sheriff Martin West says a CPS worker was notified about the possibility of the lab in the Warriormine area of War.

Responding officers from the Sheriff's Office and War PD found an active meth lab in a shed behind a home 97 Yorkie Lane in War.

John William White Jr., 40, was arrested and charged with operating or attempting to operate a clandestine drug laboratory.

White was arraigned before Magistrate Steve Cox and placed on $50,000 bond. He is being held at the McDowell County Holding Unit awaiting transport to South Western Regional Jail.

A juvenile who was at the home at the time of the bust was placed into the custody of the DHHR.

The Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task Force and War Fire Volunteer Fire Department also responded to the scene.

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