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Kentucky police back out of meth lab home in fear of massive explosion

When the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force tried to serve a search warrant at 290 Gasper River Road in Auburn, what they saw would have made anyone freeze in their tracks. Inside the residence, they found a meth lab with 16 gas cylinders that were five feet high containing several gallons of what they suspect was anhydrous ammonia gas. If the explosion potential of those tanks wouldn’t make you start stepping slowly backwards, what they saw next just might. Police also discovered what appeared to be an explosive device that was still in the process of being completed. And if that weren’t enough to make you say “whoa”, maybe what the meth cook was doing with the electric lines would. The meth cook, police said, had been stealing electricity from the Warren Rural Electric power lines by using an altered meter with the main cables Continue reading

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