Charges were filed against a West Valley man after police uncovered a methamphetamine lab during a probation home visit in June.
According to charges filed in 3rd District Court Tuesday, police found cash and drug residue in the man's fanny pack during a routine probation visit June 29. That led police to search the house, 3847 S. 6400 West, where they found more drug residue and paraphernalia, the probable cause statement said.A further search revealed what appeared to be a methamphetamine lab in the garage, the document states. Preliminary toxicology reports also indicated the substances in the home and garage include methamphetamine, the statement said.
The man was charged with one count of clandestine lab, a first-degree felony; one count of possession of a firearm by a restricted person, a third-degree felony; one count of possession of a controlled substance, a third-degree felony; and three counts of child abuse, class A misdemeanors.