Police: 2 arrested in suspected meth lab bust in Preble County

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PREBLE COUNTY, Ohio -- Two people were arrested at a home in Preble County early Thursday after sheriff’s deputies said they found methamphetamine and materials to manufacture the drug, according to WHIO.

Police said the incident happened in the 1200 block of Northern Road.

Robert Raybourne Jr., 48, and Tasha Tirey, 25, were arrested at the scene and booked in the Preble County Jail on drug related charges.

Deputies said two young children were also inside the house when they executed a search warrant around 1 a.m. Raybourne could also face charges of child endangering, according to jail records.

The children were released to relatives and Children's Services is expected to become involved in the case, deputies said.

A third adult was located inside the home but was not arrested.

Investigators said they found two tanks of anhydrous ammonia, miscellaneous chemicals and finished methamphetamine.

The case remains under investigation.

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