Thursday, August 19, 2010

Teenager Charged With Promoting Meth

Cookeville Police say the manufacture of the illegal drug called meth has now moved to a younger age group. Authorities have arrested a 15-year-old boy on charges of promoting methamphetamine. Police say the arrests came after they uncovered what they described as a clandestine meth lab. The case began when authorities received a report of suspicious activity at a convenience store on East 10th Street, Police say a teenager they found on the scene allegedly claimed possession of a garbage can found on the sidewalk. And they allege that it contained ingredients commonly used to manufacture meth, as well as two jars of potentially finished product. The juvenile's bond was set at $15,000, and he will appear in court on September 20th.