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Marion County sheriff's deputies uncover meth lab

The Marion County Sheriff's Office has uncovered a methamphetamine lab with 574 grams of the drug valued at $57,400. Deputies were searching for a warrant suspect at 19955 SE 156th Street in Umatilla when they heard noise coming from a shed behind the home. A search of the shed uncovered an apparently active meth lab and the Multi Agency Drug Enforcement Team was called to the scene.

The warrant suspect, Heather Adams, was located and arrested on her Marion County warrant and also charged with Possession of Methamphetamine. Douglas Boyer was discovered cooking meth and is charged with Sale/Manufacture of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Dawn Gameberg was also found on scene and arrested on an outstanding Volusia County warrant.

Stephanie is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org
Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.