Friday, September 20, 2013

Meth lab and warehouse discovered in Tlajomulco de Zuniga, Jalisco

TLAJOMULCO DE ZUNIGA, JALISCO  - A warehouse with chemical precursors for the manufacture of synthetic drugs was found Thursday night in the town of Tlajomulco de Zuniga, in the Division Arroyo de San Sebastian in the state of Jalisco.

The discovery happened around 9:00 pm on Thursday in a storage area located on a property at the intersection of Paseo de las Orchids and Paseo de la Noche Buena, The neighbors reported  a "foul odor" emanated from the place.

Upon investigating neighbors complaint, elements of Civil Protection and Tlajomulco Firefighters entered the building and found that the odor came from various containers of chemicals.

Firefighters found four drums with ether, three boxes with containers full of acetone, and among other compounds and substances, they found a plastic screen with 10 kilograms of crystal meth.

Attorney General and the Federal Public Ministry were called to begin the confiscation.

Through the testimony of neighbors,it was learned the farm was uninhabited, but at night and early morning, you could hear noises from within the structure. The neighbors could not describe the person who entered in at that time due to lack of light in the building.

Judging by the condition of the location, it was thought to have more than one meth lab operating within, and the facility was also used as a warehouse