Cumberland County authorities have arrested a 59-year-old man and charged him with running a methamphetamine lab.

On Wednesday, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office and the State Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant at 9785 Ruth Vinson Road in Autryville.thomas-franklin-norris

Thomas Franklin Norris, 59, was charged with running a methamphetamine lab. Agents said they found a fully functioning methamphetamine lab as well as three firearms. The State Bureau of Investigations hazardous materials agents collected, and stored the dangerous chemicals and dismantled the lab.

Norris, who has a previous conviction for Possession and Distribution of Precursors Methamphetamine, was again charged at the time of this arrest with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession and Distribution of Methamphetamine Precursors, Maintaining a Dwelling for the sale of Methamphetamine, and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.

Norris received a $ 50,000 secure bond.

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