Chisholm Police Investigating Suspected Meth Lab, Two People in Custody

Baihly Warfield
January 12, 2017 09:26 AM

Chisholm Police are investigating a suspected methamphetamine on the 500 block of 4th Street NW near downtown. And two people are in custody, awaiting formal charges.

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They received a suspicious activity call around 5:20am on Wednesday. The investigation lead them to the address, where officers discovered what appeared to be a clandestine laboratory in a camper trailer on the property.

Chisholm Police, Chisholm Fire, the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, the Boundary Waters Drug Task Force and the Duluth Fire Department's Chemical Assessment Team all helped with the investigation. Manner said a DEA team from the Twin Cities has been called up to dismantle the lab and identify what drugs or illegal substances were being made. 

Police said that the community was not in danger at any time. 

A 45-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man, both of Chisholm are in custody awaiting formal charges.

A fire official told WDIO that a robot was also sent in at one point. 

Manner said there is no threat to the public, and he hopes to have more information Thursday morning. Police haven't said if anyone was arrested in connection with the investigation. 


Baihly Warfield

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