INDEPENDENCE, Missouri - Police busted an Independence methamphetamine lab and arrested
two suspects after the suspects let them in.
Two men were arrested on the 1700 Block of South Willow
Avenue in Independence after police detected the distinctive smell
According to the Independence Examiner, police were going
door-to-door in the northwest Independence neighborhood asking
about an unrelated security issue. Officers received information
that two people living in a home on Willow Avenue had outstanding
warrants. The officers went to the home and the residents let them
After getting inside the home, the officers smelled meth.
Investigators found the lab in the men’s kitchen. The men
also had marijuana in their refrigerator.
Crews from High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) with
the Kansas City Police Department were called to the scene to
collect and clean up the lab and its products, which are often