Dooly deputies bust mobile meth lab

Published 5:04 pm Monday, March 4, 2019

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Dooly County deputies arrested a Wisconsin man on Saturday when they encountered the man asleep at the wheel of a running vehicle that was parked on Robinson Road in Pinehurst.

The man, Wayne Haff of Madison, Wis., reportedly had a glass pipe in his lap as he slept, and as deputies searched the vehicle they found what appeared to be a mobile methamphetamine lab.

Upon discovery of the lab, deputies called agents with the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force, who — together with deputies — found numerous other materials used to manufacture methamphetamine along with THC oil and heroin. The items were seized as evidence in the investigation, which is still ongoing.

Mid-South Narcotics Task Force agents, who are trained to handle hazardous waste, rendered the lab safe and will properly dispose of it.

Haff was transported to the Dooly County Justice Center and charged with two counts of possession of a Schedule I controlled substance; one count of possession of a Schedule II controlled substance; one count of sale, manufacture of certain controlled substance; one count of possession of substances with intent to use or convey such substances for the manufacture of Schedule I or Schedule II controlled substances; one count of possession and use of drug-related objects; and one count of possession of marijuana, less than an ounce.