Deputies: One-pot meth lab hidden in truck

PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. -- A man is facing charges after he allegedly tried to hide a one-pot methamphetamine lab in a truck on Friday.

According to a release from the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, Ricky Wesley Comer was arrested and booked into the Putnam County Jail on charges of:

- Production of methamphetamine
- Maintaining a drug vehicle
- Possession of listed chemicals
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Resisting without violence

Deputies responded to Comer Road in Bardin on reports of methamphetamine production. While there, they observed Ricky Comer holding and shaking what appeared to be a one-pot meth lab.

When deputies approached Ricky Comer, he allegedly threw the pot into a truck he was standing next to and grabbed a beer can to make it appear as if that's what he was holding.

In addition to the meth lab pot, chemicals used to make meth were also discovered in the truck. The PCSO Methamphetamine Response Unit responded to render the area safe.

Comer's bond was set at $9,020.


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