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February 13, 2014

LPD arrests 2 after finding meth lab

Two Logansport residents were arrested Wednesday evening on multiple charges after police say they found an active methamphetamine lab in the basement of their home.

At around 8:15 p.m., officers with the Logansport Police Department Methamphetamine Suppression Unit followed up on a complaint regarding a residence in the 100 block East Linden Avenue.

While at this residence, officers found a meth lab in the basement and several items used to manufacture meth in the garage, according to a press release from LPD.

Leston G. Vaught, 29, Logansport, was arrested on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, a Class B felony; possession of precursors, a Class D felony; maintaining a common nuisance, a Class D felony; possession of meth, a Class D felony; and neglect of a dependent, a Class D felony.

Jessie M. Vaught, 30, Logansport, was arrested on charges of conspiracy to manufacture meth, a Class B felony; possession of precursors, a Class D felony; maintaining a common nuisance, a Class D felony; possession of meth, a Class D felony; and neglect of a dependent, a Class D felony.

LPD's Meth Suppression Unit was assisted by Logansport/Cass County Drug Task Force, Logansport Police Department Patrol Division, the Indiana State Police Clandestine Laboratory Team and the Indiana Department of Child Services.

The public is urged to contact the Logansport Police Department with information about illegal drug activity by emailing lpdmsu@logansportpolice.com

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