One man has been arrested after detectives from the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force found a clandestine "one pot" meth lab inside his house.
Task Force detectives had been tipped-off that meth was being made at the house of Dustin Craver, 32, of Portsmouth, OH.
Upon a search of his Denver Street residence, detectives found meth-making materials, and an active "one pot" meth cook.
Carver admitted to making meth and was arrested. He is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine within 100 feet of a juvenile, a felony of the 1st degree, and illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of methamphetamine, a felony of the 3rd
Carver was arraigned in Portsmouth Municipal Court and is being held at the Scioto County Jail on a $175,000 bond.
The case against Carver will be forwarded to the Scioto County Prosecutor's Office to be presented to a Grand Jury for the consideration of additional felony criminal charges.
If you have any information for the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force, contact the Sheriff's Office drug line at (740) 351-1094, the Portsmouth Police Dept. drug line at (740) 354-DRUG (3784) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All information will be kept confidential and anonymous.
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