Resident accused of operating meth lab

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A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after sheriff's deputies allegedly found a methamphetamine lab at his home.

According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office news release, deputies responded to 1881 Sportsman Lake Road on Monday at 3:53 p.m. to help social services workers complete a welfare check of three children living at the home.

The report states that while at the home, deputies found a syringe containing suspected morphine and a significant amount of what they believed was packed methamphetamine.

After searching the home, the report states, deputies allegedly found a methamphetamine lab behind the home. HIDTA Drug Task Force members were called to dispose of the lab.

Several other drug supplies were found at the home, according to the report.

Cody Mann, 22, who lives at the Sportsman Lake Road home, was arrested and charged with first-degree making methamphetamine, first-degree selling a controlled substance, first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug supplies, his second offense.

Taylor County Sheriff Allen Newton and Detective Brian Pickard investigated.