• Suspected Vt. meth lab found
    June 29,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    ST. ALBANS — Vermont State Police arrested a Missouri man early Friday morning after raiding a suspected methamphetamine lab in an apartment in St. Albans.

    Travis Clemmons, 30, of St. Louis pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of conspiracy to manufacture the drug.

    The office of the Franklin County state’s attorney is prosecuting the case.

    The arrest came after the Vermont Drug Task Force removed chemicals used in making methamphetamine from an apartment on Thursday, authorities said.

    No one was home at the time.

    The site was rendered safe by a state hazardous materials team and the state police Clandestine Laboratory Team.

    Police learned Thursday night that Clemmons had been staying at a hotel in St. Albans, but he left before police arrived, authorities said. He was found at 1:40 a.m. Friday hiding in a drainage ditch near the hotel and arraigned later in the day, police said.

    He is being held on $150,000 bail at the Northwest State Correctional Facility in St. Albans.

    The investigating is ongoing, police said.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN Vermont News
    CONCORD — A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape but convicted... Full Story
    Rape suspect found guilty of lesser charges
    BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont has made the short list of colleges and universities... Full Story
    More Articles