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PERU, Ind. (WISH) – Police in Peru say they found a meth lab inside a motel room on Sunday.

Officers made the discovery at the Budget Inn Motel on West Main Street after they were dispatched for the report of a battery.

When officers arrived the door to the room was open and unoccupied. Police found several items to make meth inside the room. Police obtained a search warrant and found more evidence inside for meth manufacturing.

Police arrested Nickolus Toepfer following their investigation. Toepfer was preliminarily charged with manufacturing meth, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia

The 27-year-old Peru man is being held at the Miami County jail on $31,000 bond.

The Miami County Health Department says the motel room will stay closed until it has been decontaminated and cleaned.





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