Old-style Methamphetamine lab found in Lincolnton – Charles Montgomery Fitzgerald, 57, charged but not yet arrested

Posted: September 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

One man has been charged, but not yet arrested after police found an old style meth lab at a Lincolnton home.

The meth lab was found in the home of Charles Montgomery Fitzgerald, 57, of Fitzgerald-Stowe Lane, Lincolnton. He faces numerous drug charges and maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance.

Meth lab

 

An anonymous tip led officers to the home on Thursday where they found the meth lab. Police say the old style of cooking meth is more dangerous and takes a lot longer to finish.

The lab was stashed in a backpack so that it could be easily set up at another location.

Officers are searching for Fitzgerald to arrest him.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said this is the 17th meth lab bust this year.

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.gastongazette.com/news/local/old-style-meth-lab-found-1.203501

 

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