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Felton Man Arrested for Meth Lab

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HARRINGTON, Del. - Delaware State Police arrested a Felton man Friday evening after a burglary investigation led to a methamphetamine operation.
 
Police say the investigation began when a 40-year-old victim reported a burglary in his detached garage in Harrington. The victim told police he heard noises around 5:45 am that morning from the garage. He said he saw his brother-in-law, Robert B. McCullough, 35 of Felton, walking away with a gas can and tool box. Police say the victim tried to contact his brother-in-law but said he was unsuccessful.

Troopers say they then responded to McCullough's residence in the 2000 block of Burnite Mill Road and upon making contact with him, he was found to be in possession of a bag of heroin.  Police say further investigation revealed equipment and component mixtures of the manufacturing stages of Meth along with key ingredients in making the drug inside McCullough's home.  Detectives from the Kent County Drug Unit were contacted along with officer's from Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to assist with the dismantling of the portable Meth lab and cleanup and mitigation process to dispose of the waste. 

Police say no evacuations were ordered as it was determined that there was no immediate hazard to nearby residents.

Police say McCullough was taken into custody and was charged with burglary 3rd degree, operating a clandestine lab, manufacturing methamphetamine, theft under $1,500, possession of heroin, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.  Police say he was and committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in lieu of $18,000 secured bond.

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