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Suspect Arrested After Portable Meth Lab Discovered in Felton Home

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James T. Moore Jr. James T. Moore Jr.

FELTON, Del.- Members of the Delaware State Police Governor's Task Force have arrested a Felton man accused of dealing methamphetamine out of his house.
 
Police said the incident occurred Friday evening, Aug. 2, as troopers responded to a home located in the 9000 block of Canterbury Road after an occupant of the home located soda bottles inside of the house that contained an unknown substance. Troopers arrived and determined that the bottles were active "One Pot" portable meth labs utilized to manufacture methamphetamine, police said.
 
After further investigation, troopers said they located additional bottles containing waste associated with the manufacturing of meth, along with components and key ingredients in making the drug.
 
Troopers were assisted by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office, and specialized local Delaware Volunteer Fire Company teams during the dismantling of the portable meth labs and cleanup and mitigation process to dispose of the waste.
 
No evacuations were ordered as police said it was determined that there was no immediate threat or hazards to nearby residents.
 
Detectives said they were able to establish 39-year-old James T. Moore Jr. as the primary suspect through interviews and on Monday, Aug. 12, information was received that a truck he was driving had broken down in the area of C&R Center Road and Beagle Club Road west of Felton.  Detectives converged on the area and took Moore into custody without incident. 

Moore wsa charged with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is being held in lieu of $6,250 secured bond.
 

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