Meth dump site found in Kingsport

Posted: 5th September 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A large dump site of materials used to make methamphetamine was found this morning, police said.

The dumpsite was found in a wooded area in a mobile home park in the 500 block of Bancroft Chapel Road, according to a written statement from the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s Office vice and narcotics detectives found 50 bottles that had been used to make meth, the statement said.

Some 50 bottles that had been used to make meth were pulled from a wooded area in Kingsport.

Several agencies were called out to the dump site, including the Tennessee Methamphetamine Task Force, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the 2nd Judicial Task Force, the Kingsport Police Department, the Bristol Tennessee Police Department, Sullivan County Emergency Medical Service and the Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Department.

The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending, the statement said. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at (423) 279-7500.


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