Local meth labs seized 5/8/08

CNJ Staff

The Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office seized three methamphetamine labs Sunday and arrested three people in the process, according to a news release.

The Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous tip Sunday about an active meth lab at 137 Mesilla Park, according to the release.

All the major components of a meth manufacturing operation were discovered in a heater wall unit in the residence, the release said.

Deputies and agents also discovered components of a meth manufacturing operation at a residence at 42988A U.S. 70 in Roosevelt County and in the vehicle of one of the suspects, according to the news release.

The suspects face drug, criminal property damage and parole violation charges.

Police said additional charges are pending.