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Dexter man accused of manufacturing meth

Chad Steven Smith, 36, of Dexter (Source: Stoddard County SO) Chad Steven Smith, 36, of Dexter (Source: Stoddard County SO)
Working meth lab seized (Source: Stoddard County SO) Working meth lab seized (Source: Stoddard County SO)
DEXTER, MO (KFVS) -

A Dexter man has been charged with making meth after deputies find a working lab.

Chad Steven Smith, 36, of Dexter, Mo. was charged with the class B felony of manufacture a controlled substance and class C felony of possession of a controlled substance.

According to Sheriff Carl Hefner, authorities searched a home on Market street in Dexter on Thursday after getting information that a person was manufacturing methamphetamine inside the residence.

Permission to go inside residence was granted by the owner.

According to the sheriff, once inside, deputies found a working methamphetamine lab. The man inside, Smith, was taken into custody and the lab was seized.

He was taken to the Stoddard County Jail on $50,000 cash only bond.

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