Officers find active meth lab during Fulton County traffic stop

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Mug shot: Brittany Rainey (left), William Pierce (right)
Mug shot: Brittany Rainey (left), William Pierce (right)

FULTON COUNTY, Ind. (July 22, 2015) – Two people were arrested on meth charges following a traffic stop in Fulton County on Monday.

According to police, officers from the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department initiated a traffic stop after observing a vehicle driving left of the center line.

During the traffic stop, officers observed numerous items and chemicals commonly used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. Further investigation also revealed an active methamphetamine lab and methamphetamine inside the vehicle.

Brittany Rainey, 22, of Gary, and William Pierce, 29, of Hammond, were arrested and face felony charges for possession of an illegal drug lab and possession of methamphetamine. Rainey faces an additional felony count for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, and Pierce faces an additional count for manufacturing methamphetamine.

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