Man charged after mobile meth lab discovered in Montgomery County

Montgomery County mobile meth lab
(Courtesy: Montgomery County Sheriff's Department)

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A mobile, one-pot meth lab was discovered in Montgomery County last week and a 36-year-old man was taken into custody.

Shawn Jones (Courtesy: Montgomery County Sheriff's Department)
Shawn Jones (Courtesy: Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department)

It happened during a traffic stop on Dover Road when a sheriff’s office employee pulled over Shawn Jones.

According to authorities, when the deputy pulled him over, he recognized Jones, who has several local, active warrants on file.

Jones, a convicted felon, is accused of possessing two rifles at the time, a violation of his parole.

Montgomery County mobile meth lab
(Courtesy: Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department)

Upon a search of the car, the deputy reportedly found two bags of meth and mobile, one-pot meth lab.

The drug task force was called to the scene to quarantine and decontaminate it before a further search was conducted. Deputies say they then found a scale, several rounds of ammunition and a two meth pipes.

Jones was arrested and charged with drug possession, theft of property, weapons possession, unlawful drug paraphernalia and initiating the process of manufacturing methamphetamine.

His bond was set at $157,000. No one was injured during the incident.

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