Report: Three arrested in Sparta meth lab bust


The Morrow County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people early Wednesday morning after executing a warrant at 7. S. Church St. in Sparta.

Authorities said names and residences will be released after formal charges were filed.

According to a press release, officials found a full-functioning meth lab in the home’s garage with a large quantity of “finished product” was found. They added that the total weight will be available after testing by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation crime lab.

The warrant was executed by the Morrow County Special Response Team, including members from the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office, Cardington Police Department and Mt. Gilead Police Department. Agents from Ohio BCI&I and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office assisted in disassembling the lab.

Staff report

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