Muncie man arrested during raid of active meth lab


Jason Smith being arrested following the raid

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UPDATE (Nov. 2, 2018) — Jason Smith was sentenced to 4 years in the Department of Correction and given credit for time served and home detention. The balance of the sentence was suspended and will be served on supervised release.

MUNCIE, Ind. — The Delaware County Sheriff’s SWAT team raided an active meth lab at a home in Muncie around 10 a.m. Thursday.

Deputies say it was the second raid at the home in the 1400 block of West 16th Street this year, for the manufacture and sale of methamphetamine.

The raid stemmed from a search warrant issued after several purchases of meth were made at the home by undercover drug taskforce officers.

Jason Smith, 36, was arrested as a result of the raid.

Indiana State Police Meth Suppression Team responded to the scene to dismantle and clean up the active lab.

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