Georgia – A meth lab bust in an Augusta home may leave an elderly woman with expensive meth lab cleanup costs. Today, while investigators were looking for evidence that individuals in the home were involved with a counterfeiting ring, they discovered the elderly woman’s home also contained two meth labs, as well as methamphetamine. One meth lab was found in a bedroom of her home. The other was located in her carport.
The 83 year old woman shared her home with two other individuals, a male and a female, and a 3 year old child.
While both of the younger adults were placed under arrest for trafficking, manufacturing meth and manufacturing meth in the presence of a child, the elderly woman and the toddler had their health assessed by EMS personnel.
The good news is that neither one of them had to be transferred to a hospital.
The bad news is that after an Atlanta Hazmat team removes the meth lab chemicals and equipment from her home, the woman may not be allowed to return to her home, until the home has been decontaminated.
Additionally, there are no government loans or grants that will help her to pay for the meth lab clean up costs, costs that can easily add up to several thousand dollars.
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