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Drug Charges after Murfreesboro Traffic Stop
Drug Charges after Murfreesboro Traffic Stop

A man stopped for a traffic violation in Murfreesboro now faces three drug related charges and a charge for driving on a revoked license.

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Multiple ounces of Meth and half ounce of Heroin found in Murfreesboro house - 1 Woman Arrested
Multiple ounces of Meth and half ounce of Heroin found in Murfreesboro house - 1 Woman Arrested

As luck would have it, Barrett said that she was weighing the small amount of heroin for a friend when police knocked on the door.

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Large Meth Arrest in nearby Monteagle
Large Meth Arrest in nearby Monteagle

Working as a team, the Monteagle and Tracy City Police Departments along with with the 12th Judicial Drug Task Force, took a large amount of methamphetamine off the street last week.

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Over $2,000 in cash and 29 grams of meth seized during Murfreesboro traffic stop
Over $2,000 in cash and 29 grams of meth seized during Murfreesboro traffic stop

Murfreesboro Police pulled over a man known to have a revoked driver's license due to a previous DUI and ended up confiscating 29 grams of meth.

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Murfreesboro man arrested in Large Coffee County Drug Bust
Murfreesboro man arrested in Large Coffee County Drug Bust

According to the arrest warrant, Trooper Adam Malone allegedly located a suitcase in the trunk of the vehicle that contained approximately 2 pounds of a white crystal-like substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine, approximately 200 Xanax bars, approximately 6 pounds of a green leafy like substance believed to be marijuana, and approximately 56 grams of a white powdery substance believed to be cocaine.

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UPDATE: Additional charge filed against mother of Autistic child found covered in feces
UPDATE: Additional charge filed against mother of Autistic child found covered in feces

UPDATE: Police wrote in their arrest report that the child was found naked and covered in both human and dog feces that the child was eating.

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Heroin and Meth recovered in Murfreesboro traffic stop
Heroin and Meth recovered in Murfreesboro traffic stop

A bag of meth and a bag of heroin were recovered during a Murfreesboro traffic stop. Police pulled the suspect car over when they witnessed it pull out of a driveway on West Clark Blvd. failing to yield to traffic.

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Meth use allegedly leads to false 911 call in Murfreesboro
Meth use allegedly leads to false 911 call in Murfreesboro

A man who claimed to have falsely called 911 because he was on "Meth" the night before was arrested by Murfreesboro Police.

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Meth allegedly ends the night early on Thanksgiving for Woodbury man
Meth allegedly ends the night early on Thanksgiving for Woodbury man

When the officer was searching the man's person for safety reasons he allegedly found in the man's left front pocket approximately 62 grams of meth.

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Major meth bust on I-24 over the Rutherford County Line
Major meth bust on I-24 over the Rutherford County Line

Based on methamphetamine being sold per gram, the street value is approximately $500,000.

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Heroin and Meth located in car outside of Joe B. Jackson Parkway Walmart
Heroin and Meth located in car outside of Joe B. Jackson Parkway Walmart

Heroin, methamphetamine and stolen merchandise was Murfreesboro Police reportedly found on a man accused of stealing items from Walmart.

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Possible meth lab explosion at a motel in Murfreesboro
Possible meth lab explosion at a motel in Murfreesboro

Officers discovered a male subject that was in his underwear and appeared burnt on his upper body. He was transported to Vanderbilt Burn Center.

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Murfreesboro man arrested for drugs, according to police - Over $4k in cash
Murfreesboro man arrested for drugs, according to police - Over $4k in cash

When police spoke to the suspect, it was revealed that he had a large bag of "Narcotics" in the rear of his pants. The police report stated, "A large bag wedged between his buttocks."

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Heroin, Meth and Cocaine recovered from a hotel room in Murfreesboro
Heroin, Meth and Cocaine recovered from a hotel room in Murfreesboro

Three small baggies of meth, a baggie of cocaine and two small baggies of heroin were recovered from a hotel room in Murfreesboro when police responded to the Clarion this past Friday (3/31/17) afternoon at 4.

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Meth ring shut down in Middle Tennessee
Meth ring shut down in Middle Tennessee

A fairly large scale crystal meth distribution ring has been shut down in Middle Tennessee.

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Call of unresponsive female at hotel turns into drug arrest
Call of unresponsive female at hotel turns into drug arrest

Emergency personnel had to respond to an unresponsive female found by hotel management at the Country Inn and Suites on Armory Drive.

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Another drug overdose - This time meth
Another drug overdose - This time meth

26 year old Murfreesboro woman was found partially under a car on Hazelwood Street having convulsions.

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False Robbery Call Turns Into Possession of Drugs Arrest
False Robbery Call Turns Into Possession of Drugs Arrest

In nearby Woodbury, a woman was arrested on a charge of filing a false report after she called police to report being the victim of a robbery.

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Woodbury Man / Smithville Woman Arrested at Aspen Heights Apartments
Woodbury Man / Smithville Woman Arrested at Aspen Heights Apartments

A 31-year old Woodbury man and a 24-year old Smithville woman were arrested after suspicious activity was reported at Aspen Heights Apartments.

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One pound of Heroin and One pound of Meth seized, in a stuffed cookie
One pound of Heroin and One pound of Meth seized, in a stuffed cookie

The keen nose of a Metro Nashville police dog Stryker led to today's discovery of one pound of heroin and one pound of meth concealed in the stuffing of a cookie pillow.

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Fugitive from Justice in Ohio for Heroin arrested in Murfreesboro
Fugitive from Justice in Ohio for Heroin arrested in Murfreesboro

A 39 year old man by the name of "King Robert" Dillard who was wanted in Ohio for Heroin distribution has been tracked down by U.S. Marshals and arrested in Murfreesboro.

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Man suggests that Rutherford County Courts made a mistake in his sentencing
Man suggests that Rutherford County Courts made a mistake in his sentencing

The convicted man from Rutherford County stated that the trial courts made an error in his ten year sentence suggesting that the state cannot prove that he was endangering anyone's life by making methamphetamine's.

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Meth and Counterfeit Bust in Shelbyville
Meth and Counterfeit Bust in Shelbyville

Shelbyville Police say Methamphetamine use drove the manufacture of a large number of counterfeit bills passed in Shelbyville over the past few weeks.

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Mobile meth lab and arrest made in Beechgrove area
Mobile meth lab and arrest made in Beechgrove area

Last week, Coffee County Deputy Blake Simmons was on patrol in Lakewood Park just over the Rutherford County line in the Beechgrove area where he says he saw a Cory Smith whom he knew had an active arrest warrant.

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Woman arrested with meth and pills at Motel 6 in Murfreesboro
Woman arrested with meth and pills at Motel 6 in Murfreesboro

Police say Brewer retrieved a small container that had meth, Oxycodone and Klonopin inside of it. A nearby makeup bag contained a cut straw and two hypodermic needles.

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New Audi and Meth seized at a Murfreesboro area Motel
New Audi and Meth seized at a Murfreesboro area Motel

A 28 year Murfreesboro woman has been arrested at an Old Fort Parkway motel after police noticed a new Audi with Rutherford County tags parked outside the room that showed one of the owners had an active warrant.

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Meth and Needles found in SUV parked behind vacant home - Two arrested
Meth and Needles found in SUV parked behind vacant home - Two arrested

Three men parked behind a vacant house on Elrod Street were questioned by Murfreesboro Police on Sunday night.

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Beechgrove Area Meth Lab
Beechgrove Area Meth Lab

Late last week Coffee County Sheriff's Department Investigator James Sherrill and Deputy Brandon Reed received information about a possible methamphetamine cook going on at Ashley Drive in Lakewood Park.

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Heroin and Meth Located in Murfreesboro Police Stop
Heroin and Meth Located in Murfreesboro Police Stop

Heroin and crystal meth were located in an SUV stopped by Murfreesboro Police on Monday (8/22/16).

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Felony Meth Charges Filed Against Murfreesboro Woman
Felony Meth Charges Filed Against Murfreesboro Woman

Police pulled 31 year old Amanda Grace Hajdasz over for having expired tags. Once stopped, Officer Aaron Price noticed something was in Amanda's bra.

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Possession of Meth and More Lands Man Behind Bars
Possession of Meth and More Lands Man Behind Bars

At age 24, someone charged with "Possession of a firearm while in commission of a violent felony" could potentially face some stiff prison time if convicted.

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Three arrest made in Murfreesboro for Crystal Meth on Academy Street
Three arrest made in Murfreesboro for Crystal Meth on Academy Street

Authorities had to make a phone call to the Department of Children Services while at the Academy Street home because Bullocks' toddler child was present when police searched and found a felony amount Meth at the house.

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Syringes, Meth and more recovered in Murfreesboro Traffic Stop
Syringes, Meth and more recovered in Murfreesboro Traffic Stop

During a strip search, detention officers located a bag in her anus that contained "residue" inside of it. The officers also noticed a white residue around her... Well, you get the idea.

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Murfreesboro Man Allegedly on Meth Arrested for Reportedly Causing Accident
Murfreesboro Man Allegedly on Meth Arrested for Reportedly Causing Accident

A witness at the accident scene was later taken by police to the location of where Hodge was found and positively identified him as the driver of the Honda Civic that was said to have caused the accident.

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Man Claims to be a Big Time Drug Dealer after Murfreesboro Shoplifting Incident
Man Claims to be a Big Time Drug Dealer after Murfreesboro Shoplifting Incident

The Murfreesboro man told police he was once a "Big time dealer," but stopped. Police told the subject that the text in his phone were from this week, he then told officers that he stopped dealing after those text.

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Crystal Meth uncovered in Woodbury area traffic stop
Crystal Meth uncovered in Woodbury area traffic stop

According to Sheriff's Department report, Investigators found out that a Justin Michael Anderson was selling the drug from his apartment at Cedar Ridge Apartments in Woodbury.

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Smith County man allegedly kidnaps victim and drives to Murfreesboro
Smith County man allegedly kidnaps victim and drives to Murfreesboro

A 25 year old Smith County man has been arrested in Murfreesboro and charged with kidnapping.

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Meth recovered in a Murfreesboro traffic stop
Meth recovered in a Murfreesboro traffic stop

7.2 Grams of meth were recovered in a Murfreesboro traffic stop. Police pulled over Nathan Torres after he reportedly ran two stop signs.

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Possible mobile meth lab found on Murfreesboro Greenway
Possible mobile meth lab found on Murfreesboro Greenway

The items were in a trash bag in the area of West College Street near Greenway Mobile Homes.

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Meth Lab in Progress - Bust made by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Meth Lab in Progress - Bust made by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Three suspects were charged with making methamphetamine while Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies were searching for burglary suspect earlier this month, a deputy said.

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Four suspects were charged with the initiation of manufacturing methamphetamine
Four suspects were charged with the initiation of manufacturing methamphetamine

The deputy noticed a plastic bottle containing a white substance and notified narcotics Detective Curtis Brinkley to investigate.

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Jar of Meth Leads to Arrest of Greenland Drive Woman
Jar of Meth Leads to Arrest of Greenland Drive Woman

A 41-year old Greenland Drive woman was arrested after Murfreesboro Police allegedly found her to be in possession of a jar of meth. Officer Jacob Fountain reports he was on directed patrol on Friday and just after 4:15.

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Man accused of operating meth lab in a school zone to be arraigned on Monday
Man accused of operating meth lab in a school zone to be arraigned on Monday

One of two Murfreesboro residents accused of having a meth lab near a school will be arraigned in court next week.

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Crystal Meth and Marijuana Seized in Rutherford County
Crystal Meth and Marijuana Seized in Rutherford County

More than $12,000 worth of illegal crystal methamphetamine and marijuana were seized from suspects after being stopped for traffic offenses last week on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies said Monday.

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Reported meth lab at the Jackson Motel
Reported meth lab at the Jackson Motel

The Probation and Parole Office requested the assistance of a Murfreesboro Police Officer at the Jackson Motel after the strong odor of meth was smelled outside of a motel room.

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Crystal Meth found in Coffee County during I-24 stop
Crystal Meth found in Coffee County during I-24 stop

Members of the Tennessee Highway Patrol's (THP) West Bureau Interdiction Plus team discovered approximately one and a half pounds of crystal methamphetamine on a routine traffic stop last week in Coffee County.

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Meth and Marijuana found on suspect
Meth and Marijuana found on suspect

Once in handcuffs, police carefully searched the man and found a bag containing meth and another that contained marijuana.

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Meth lab busts down in TN, but meth use is high
Meth lab busts down in TN, but meth use is high

More and more people, he said, are relying on Mexican meth instead of cooking their own.

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Meth lab found in barn in nearby Smithville, TN
Meth lab found in barn in nearby Smithville, TN

Two men have been arrested by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department after having been found in a barn with a meth lab.

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Breaking Bad star on MTSU Campus
Breaking Bad star on MTSU Campus

The centerpiece of the week will be "An Evening with RJ Mitte," the actor who portrayed Walter White Jr. on the program, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Tucker Theatre.

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Meth found inside of a woman and multiple arrests made at Murfreesboro address near I-24
Meth found inside of a woman and multiple arrests made at Murfreesboro address near I-24

Meth continues to plague Rutherford and Surrounding Counties. The most recent case led police to a domestic violence call at the Knights Inn on S. Church Street in Murfreesboro

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Multiple officers called in to dismantle and clear mobile Meth lab on S. Church Street in Murfreesboro
Multiple officers called in to dismantle and clear mobile Meth lab on S. Church Street in Murfreesboro

A traffic stop early Monday morning in front of Wendy’s on S. Church Street netted two arrests. Police say they stopped a vehicle because license plate was not properly lit.

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New bill that will limit the amount of cold medications you can buy will be in place this week
New bill that will limit the amount of cold medications you can buy will be in place this week

Gov. Bill Haslam’s anti-methamphetamine legislation that was approved by the Senate in April will officially become law on Tuesday – July 1.

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Man Accused of Putting Guest in Danger at Hotel while allegedly making Meth to Appear in Court
Man Accused of Putting Guest in Danger at Hotel while allegedly making Meth to Appear in Court

A man arrested this past February for allegedly cooking meth in a hotel room at the Knights Inn on S. Church Street in Murfreesboro, will appear in court this week to file a plea.

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Meth lab ingredients found near West Main Street Greenway Trail in Murfreesboro

On Monday morning around 10, several items were found that are commonly used to manufacture methamphetamine. The materials were located near the West Main Street Greenway trail in Murfreesboro.

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UPDATE: Meth lab found in home on Northfield Blvd. - Neighbor said she saw vehicles visit property
UPDATE: Meth lab found in home on Northfield Blvd. - Neighbor said she saw vehicles visit property

Murfreesboro Police uncovered a meth lab in a vacant rental home on Wednesday morning. Neighbor says she saw cars enter the property, but thought it was under cover police...

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Gov. Bill Haslam's Anti Meth Bill inching towards passing
Gov. Bill Haslam's Anti Meth Bill inching towards passing

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 1,685 meth labs were seized in Tennessee last year.

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New bill inching closer to reality will make it harder for you to purchase your allergy medication, but will also make it harder for those making meth
New bill inching closer to reality will make it harder for you to purchase your allergy medication, but will also make it harder for those making meth

If a family of four all takes the same type of allergy medication daily that contains pseudoephedrine, then that family won't have enough pills to make it through an entire month. In fact, they won't even have enough to make it through half a month. 

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Proposed bill in Tennessee would limit over the counter sales of certain cold medications and / or allegedly medications

The goal is to curb the production of methamphetamine in Tennessee, but concerns are being raised about the unintended impact that restricting sales of certain medicines will have on law-abiding consumers.

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UPDATE: Meth Lab Found at Local Motel

A motel room at the Knights Inn on South Church Street was allegedly being used to cook meth last week, according to Murfreesboro Police. 

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The Governor of Tennessee Wants New Laws to Crack Down on Meth Production
The Governor of Tennessee Wants New Laws to Crack Down on Meth Production

You can see a list of Rutherford County address where meth labs were seized or removed here. 

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Shoplifting, Methamphetamine and Xanax - Oh My!
A man who allegedly took a bag containing only a small amount of methamphetamine into a Murfreesboro Walmart store faces several misdemeanor citations. 
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Meth is Still a Big Problem in Rutherford County (Pictures, Video and Audio)
Meth is Still a Big Problem in Rutherford County (Pictures, Video and Audio)
Meth labs are still a problem in Rutherford County. Sheriff Robert Arnold describes what happens to meth users…
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Do You Smurf? New Anti-Smurfing Campaign Put Together by the State of Tennessee Approved
A new educational campaign to increase awareness of a practice known as “smurfing” has been launched in Tennessee. What is it? This story will explain...
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Meth Suspect Re-Arrested Second Time to Appear in Court This Month
Meth Suspect Re-Arrested Second Time to Appear in Court This Month
A man who was arrested for allegedly having a meth lab this past April and later re-arrested on similar charges in July will appear in court this month.
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Can a City Legally Insist Pharmacies Sell Pseudoephedrine to Customers With a Prescription Only

Two weeks ago WGNS told you about several mid-state cities changing their city ordinances and requiring pharmacies to only sell medications containing pseudoephedrine to those who have a prescription from their doctor.

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You Really May Need a Prescription for your Allergy Medication in the Near Future

WGNS has yet another story of a city or county in Tennessee ending the sales of over the counter pseudoephedrine containing drugs.

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A winning combination? Marijuana and Meth leads to an arrest in Murfreesboro
Once in the hotel room officers say they clearly saw a bag of methamphetamine and marijuana cigarettes next to the bed.


 
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Man will face numerous charges for allegedly making meth in Murfreesboro
Officers say they discovered that Anderson was allegedly making meth using the one pot method.

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Proposed bill making pseudoephedrine or ephedrine a controlled substance not passing, yet
Proposed bill making pseudoephedrine or ephedrine a controlled substance not passing, yet
Lawmakers in Tennessee were considering prescription-only legislation for medicines that contain pseudoephedrine or ephedrine.  Pseudoephedrine is a key ingredient in meth.
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"Shake and Bake" Meth Lab Found in Parking Lot of Murfreesboro Shopping Center
What has been called a “Shake and Bake” meth lab turned up in the parking lot of a local shopping center on Thursday afternoon in Murfreesboro.
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