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John White Jr. arrested for allegedly making meth in McDowell County

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John William White, Jr. of War was arrested in McDowell County on charges of making meth John William White, Jr. of War was arrested in McDowell County on charges of making meth

War Police teamed up with the McDowell County Sheriff's Office to make an arrest at a home in the Warriormine area.

just before 10 p.m. on Wednesday night, investigators received a tip about the meth lab.  When deputies and police officers arrived, they found an active meth lab on 97 Yorkie Lane in War.  Investigators said that the meth lab was seized.  There was also a juvenile in the home who was taken into custody by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services.

John William White, Jr., 40, of War was arrested.  He is charged with Operating or Attempting to Operate a Clandestine Drug Lab. White is being held in the McDowell County holding unit on a $50,000 cash only bond.

Officers with the Southern Regional Drug and violent Crime Task Force and firefighters with the War Volunteer Fire Department were also on the scene.