Men charged in meth lab bust

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Two lodged in LaRue County Detention Center

By Linda Ireland

Two men face drug charges after components of a methamphetamine lab were found at a Slack Road mobile home March 8.

Billy Edwards, an agent with the Greater Hardin County Drug Task Force, received a tip about alleged meth lab activity. He and other officers saw items “consistent with meth being made” including one-step meth labs at the residence.

Larry Ray Riggs, 56, of Slack Road, was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, second offense; and first-degree possession of controlled substance, first offense.

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