Exploded meth pots, hundreds of used needles found at Langlade County home

Teams clear a one-pot meth operation in Langlade County. March 29, 2021.
Teams clear a one-pot meth operation in Langlade County. March 29, 2021.(Langlade County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Mar. 30, 2021 at 9:45 AM CDT
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LANGLADE COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - Officers found a meth lab, dangerous chemical and hundreds of used hypodermic needles during a search of a home in Langlade County Monday.

The Langlade County Sheriff’s Office and Antigo Police responded to a home in the Township of Wolf River to execute a search warrant. They found an “extensive clandestine one pot methamphetamine lab” in a garage and on the property.

Investigators say they safely removed more than 60 one-pot meth vessels, hazardous chemicals, fuels, medications and items used in meth production.

“Several of the methamphetamine production vessels had previously exploded,” reads a statement from the Sheriff’s Office.

Searchers also found more than 1,000 used hypodermic needles on the property.

The Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response Team removed the hazardous materials for disposal. The garage was condemned.

A 39-year-old Langlade County man was taken into custody. He’s being held at the Langlade County Jail on multiple charges, including meth, guns, obstruction and child neglect. His name was not released.

Multiple agencies helped in the investigation and clean up.

On Monday, 03/29/2021 at approximately 12:05 p.m. investigators from the Langlade County Sheriff’s Office and Antigo...

Posted by Langlade County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

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