'Shake and bake' meth lab found Sunday behind Tallmadge shopping plaza

TALLMADGE, Ohio - Police are investigating after a "shake and bake" meth lab was found near a shopping plaza in Tallmadge.

An on-duty officer came across the items Sunday afternoon behind of the Midway Plaza on Brittain Road, said Tallmadge police.

Police said the officer believed he had observed illegal dumping, but it turned out to be much more.

The officer found items of a "shake and bake" meth lab scattered behind the plaza, but the suspect was nowhere to be found.

The drug unit was called in to properly dispose the chemicals. No one was hurt.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Tallmadge Police Detective Bureau at 330-633-4231.

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