Alleged meth lab busted in Montgomery County; 4 arrested

Criminal charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.

Dan Wing
June 20, 2018 - 9:04 am

UPDATED: 12:30 p.m.

LOWER POTTSGROVE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — CBS News is reporting that authorities have arrested four people following an alleged meth lab bust in Montgomery County. 

Police were called to a building at the Rolling Hills Apartments in the community of Sanatoga around 3 a.m.

Officers made contact with four occupants of the apartment and detained them pending further investigation. Authorities have not evacuated any other apartments, saying there is no danger to any other residents.

The Lower Pottsgrove Township Police Department reports that investigators found components of a lab to manufacture the illegal drug methamphetamine in the apartment.

The police got assistance from the Pennsylvania State Police Clandestine Lab unit, the Montgomery County Detectives, and several local police departments. Criminal charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.

Police said the Lower Pottsgrove Codes Department condemned the apartment because of chemical contamination, and the apartment was turned over to Rolling Hills Management.


KYW Newsradio's Eric Walter contributed to this report.