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Meth Lab Discovered at Maine Home

Police first went to home to search for a man wanted on an outstanding warrant



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    A methamphetamine lab was discovered Friday at a home in Edinburg, Maine.

    Police first responded to 316 Edinburg Road to look for a man wanted on an outstanding warrant.

    While at the home, officers discovered items allegedly used to manufacture methamphetamine.

    After the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency was called in, a significant amount of evidence related to the meth lab was found.

    Authorities arrested the homeowner, Eugene Pomeroy, 48. He was charged with class B unlawful operation of a meth lab.

    Also arrested was Scott Lord Jr., 29, of Mattawamkeag. Police said Lord, who was out on bail on a pending MDEA charge for drug trafficking, was found hiding in the basement of Pomeroy's house. He was charged with a probation violation.

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