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Detectives find active meth lab in Marshall Co.

(Source: Marshall County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Marshall County Sheriff's Office)

Marshall County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man accused of manufacturing meth.

James Butler, 58, is charged with driving on suspended operator's license, fleeing and evading police, manufacturing methamphetamine 1st offense, possession of controlled substance 1st degree 2nd offense, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Detectives received info that Butler was accused of manufacturing meth.

Police searched Butler's home at 10 Etheridge Lane in Benton and discovered an active methamphetamine lab.

Detectives also found meth and a firearm at the home.

Butler was taken to the Marshall County Jail.

They spent several hours cleaning up the active meth lab with the assistance of Olive/Fairdealing Fire Department and East Marshall Fire Department.

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