Meth Lab Dismantled in Macon, Drugs Seized
Officers with the Macon Police Department spent part of the Tuesday dismantling a meth lab on Bon Ayers Circle, off of Ayers Road.
MPD Narcotics Investigators located a burgundy vehicle parked on the side of Bon Ayer Circle. Following the vehicle's departure, investigators searched a nearby wooded area where a suspect was seen and found approximately 3/4 of a kilogram of powder cocaine. A K-9 unit was requested and subsequently found another 2 kilograms of cocaine, several cookies of crack cocaine and additional cookies of crack hidden in the woods. The drugs were found near what appeared to be a meth lab.
According to a release from the Macon Police Department, the Meth Lab Unit, STRIKE and Gang Units, Mid Georgia Ambulance, and the Macon-Bibb Fire Department Hazmat Team were all called to the scene and confirmed that this was the remnants of a meth lab. Officials were able to successfully dismantle the operation and collect the hazardous materials.
The nearly 3 kilograms of powder cocaine found has an estimated value of over $120-thousand dollars.
CID Major Charles Stone told WGXA, “This is a large amount of cocaine to take off the streets. It will have a substantial impact on street level drug sales.”
According to the release, the MPD is grateful to the personnel from other agencies who responded to the scene and assisted with the incident.