Small meth lab found in Union County

UNION COUNTY, Fla. -- A small meth lab was found in a Lake Butler home Tuesday. Also in the home were two minors, according to authorities.

The home is located in a residential neighborhood in east Lake Butler. According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, chemicals typically used to make meth-amphetamine and "pure" meth was found pre-packaged, ready to be sold.

One of the home owners, 43-year-old Irving Lilliston, was charged with manufacturing meth-amphetamine, using a building/facility for a clandestine lab, possession of meth-amphetamine and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Lilliston remains in the Union County Jail under a $174,000 bond. Additional arrests are expected.


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