Authorities on scene of suspected meth lab

PINK HILL, LENOIR COUNTY - Narcotics Detectives with the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office are currently on the scene of a suspected methamphetamine lab in Pink Hill.

Sheriff Chris Hill said in a news release the location is on Jonestown Road at about 10 a.m. Monday.  Detectives responded to the scene this morning to follow up on information provided by a concerned citizen, Hill said. That citizen found a bottle with a milky substance inside.

Officials said narcotics detectives have located two suspected labs on the property. Items to make meth were found in a duffle bag underneath the home, as well as in a trunk of a vehcile, Hill said.

A suspect is in jail facing meth-related charges.

The State Bureau of Investigation is also investigating.

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