Suspects charged in Burton meth lab bust
Tue, 12 Feb 2013 12:55:00 GMT —
Three people have been arraigned in connection to the massive meth lab bust in Burton Monday night. Officials with the Flint Area Narcotics Group (FANG) say 18-year-old Andrew Adcock and 21-year-old Kristen Coleman are charged with operating/maintaining a meth lab. Dustin Totten, 21, is charged with possession with intent to deliver. Three other suspects were also charged in the case. They have not yet been arraigned.
In what one officer called the "largest operation" he has ever seen, a meth lab was busted by the Flint Area Narcotics Group (FANG) Monday night.
FANG arrived at the home on 1000 Block of Mandeville Street around 7:00 PM.
Police tell us there were a total of 12 to 15 people inside the home during the bust.
There were 4 or 5 arrests as a result of police action.
Those arrested are being held at the Genesee County Jail.
An officer with FANG says methamphetamines and narcotics were found in the home.
He says this was the largest operation he has ever seen.
He also calls it a dangerous operation because this is a heavily populated neighborhood and it involved several gas generators.
One of the people living in the home spoke to NBC25's Ilse Lujan-Hayes.
The woman who lives in the home told her there was a 15-year-old autistic boy living there and was home during the raid.
She also says at least one, if not both, of the boy's parents were arrested. She also says there were seven or eight people renting the home.
She claims she was unaware there was illegal activity going on in the house.
Last night's bust highlights a growing problem in Mid-Michigan.
Drug enforcement leaders have reported an increasing number of meth labs throughout Genesee County in recent years.