Felton Man Arrested For Operating A Meth Lab

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Felton  – State Police said that around 7:00 a.m. on Friday August 26, 2016, troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 5,000 block of Little Mastens Corner Road to investigate a domestic complaint. When troopers arrived they found Lawrence D. Grimm barricaded in a bathroom, at the residence, according to police.

Authorities said that Troopers were able to take Grimm  into custody without incident. As troopers took Grimm into custody, they noticed an active one pot meth bottle, that was smoking,  in a trash can outside the residence, according to police.

Authorities said the residence was evacuated and the scene secured until the arrival of the Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit, Governor’s Task Force, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), and the Felton Community Fire Company who responded to assist with the investigation.

Police said a search was conducted which revealed equipment and component mixtures of the manufacturing stages of Meth along with key ingredients in making the drug.

Troopers determined that Grimm had discarded the active one-pot meth bottle in a trash can outside the residence prior to their arrival, officials said.

Lawrence D. Grimm, 37 of Felton, was transported to Troop 3 in Camden where he was charged with Operating a Clandestine Lab and Possession of Schedule IV pills. He was arraigned before Justice of the Peace Court 7 and committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on a $11,000.00 secured bond.

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