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Authorities investigate possible meth lab in Lincoln Co.

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LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Several authorities including the State Bureau of Investigation are currently investigating a meth lab in Lincolnton, according to the Lincolnton Tribune.

They say citizens have reported seeing several helicopters and law enforcement vehicles in the Startown Road area.

Probation officers and deputies went to the residence in the 2900 block of Startown Rd Friday. While at the residence officers located suspicious items and called for assistance from the Sheriff's Department's narcotics unit.

Officers have arrested Bradley Ritchie and Janet Carpenter Climbingbear and charged them with five counts of manufacturing methamphetamine, maintaining a dwelling for the storage of a controlled substance, and possession of methamphetamine precursors.


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