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Two people busted for running meth lab in Tower

Tower, Mich. — Two people arrested for operating a meth lab out of their home. Now, they face substantial prison time.

Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement received a tip in early February of a possible meth lab. They executed a search warrant and seized methamphetamine, equipment, chemicals, and other components to manufacture methamphetamine. Authorities arrested 41-year-old Ronald Vern Covell Jr. and 39-year-old Denyse Gayle Edwards of Tower.

Both were charged with operating/maintaining a laboratory involving hazardous waste, operating a meth lab, and possession of methamphetamine.
all three charges carry at least a penalty of 10 years in prison and over $15,000 in fines. The Presque Isle County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the arrest.

This is the third meth lab seized by S.A.N.E. in 2019.