WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Increased police presence at three West Lafayette apartment complexes led to the discovery of an active methamphetamine lab.
West Lafayette police said the department has upped patrols at Parkway Apartments. Officers said during the past year and a half, they have responded to more than 800 calls at the complexes on Soldiers Home Road.
Thursday morning, police said they saw three people meeting at the entrance of one of the complexes. Further investigation led to the discovery of an active meth lab in a backpack.
Scott Tomasko, 24, and Clayton Jean, 20, were both arrested. Tomasko faces a preliminary charge of possession of an illegal drug lab. Jean was arrested for possession of methamphetamine.
The Indiana State Police Meth Suppression Unit was brought in to help dismantle the lab.
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