Medina Police are crediting their Facebook followers for giving them some tips on a mobile meth lab that led to the arrest of a Clinton man.
Police said the tips they received "helped in a big way" after their posting on the mobile meth lab led to the arrest of Roger Stewart of Clinton.
Stewart is charged with assembling or possessing one or more chemicals to manufacture a controlled substance.
Police say the charges stem from an incident July 28 when they discovered a backpack containing a mobile meth lab at the Liberty Plaza Apartments on Abbeyville Road in Medina.
Medina Police also gave credit to the Medina County Drug Task Force and the Barberton Police with the investigation.
Stewart is currently in the Summit County Jail on related charges.
A mobile meth lab was discovered at a Medina apartment complex Friday.
According to the Medina Police Department's Facebook page, the Medina County Drug Task Force found a 2-liter bottle with a foamy liquid inside the meth lab backpack at Liberty Square Apartments, in the 200 block of Abbeyville Road.
The task force says its uncovered 12 similar set-ups so far in 2012, compared to just three last year.
Police say the items are very unstable, and according to those that have been trained, can result in a fireball 50 feet wide. The task force has the equipment and training to safely neutralize the chemicals involved.
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