Police investigating suspected meth lab in Shamokin
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SHAMOKIN -- Police are at the scene of a home containing a suspected methamphetamine lab.

Police Chief Darwin Tobias said officers are awaiting the arrival of a special team from the Pennsylvania State Police to further investigate the scene at 314 S. Coal St., Shamokin, after members of his department saw evidence of a meth cook inside the house.

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January 21, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

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