Three meth labs found during traffic stop

Posted: 4th April 2011 by Doc in Uncategorized
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Three mobile methamphetamine labs were found during a traffic stop in Floyd County on Wednesday evening, police said.

A Virginia State Police trooper pulled over a 1987 Dodge pickup truck driven by Michael Lovern Guthrie, 38, of Floyd about 8 p.m. on Shooting Creek Road near the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Virginia State Police said in a news release.

Guthrie was wanted in Roanoke on charges of failure to appear on a charge of possessing methamphetamine, police said.

Three mobile meth labs and items used to make meth were found in the truck, police said.

Police also searched a garage on Shooting Creek Road that is leased by Guthrie.

An investigation is ongoing and charges are pending against Guthrie, police said.

The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office and the New River Regional Drug Task Force are assisting in the investigation, police said.

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