Iron Mountain woman returns home to find meth lab

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) - A meth lab was cleaned up in an Iron Mountain home early Tuesday morning after a woman returned to her home and found it was being used to make meth, according to the Iron Mountain Police Department.

The department says it received a call from a woman at 116 West D Street at 10:48 p.m. Monday. The woman who had returned home from an extended stay away from her home found two people inside the home. Arriving officers discovered a woman in the home. A male suspect ran away before officers arrived.

Investigators found out that while the resident was away, the home was being used to produce methamphetamine. UPSET detectives were called to help with cleanup and processing the scene.

The Iron Mountain Fire Department was called to help and be on standby in case rescue was needed. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Department was also called to the scene.

Everyone cleared the home around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

According to Iron Mountain police, after the investigation is complete a formal report will be submitted to Dickinson County Prosecutor's Office for review and potential arrest warrants. The identities of the two people found inside the home have not been released.

TV6, FOX UP and UpperMichigansSource.com will have the latest information as it's available.



 
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