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3 arrested in Nokomis meth lab bust

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Deputies arrested three men for making methamphetamine in a shed outside a Nokomis home.

Jerome Brown, Randall Langford, and Walter "Ricky" Lint are charged with manufacturing meth, and unlawful possession of listed chemicals.  Tactical deputies keeping an eye on the house on Sago Lane say they saw the three men carrying chemicals used to make meth in and out of a shed near the home.  Once deputies thought the men had started the cooking process, they arrested them.

Due to the volatile nature of meth production, crews from the Sarasota County Fire Department were called in, and at least one nearby home was evacuated.  A hazmat team took care of the remaining chemicals.

In addition to drug charges, Jerome Brown is charged with tampering with evidence, because deputies say he threw meth-making supplies out the window during the raid.  He's also charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, after deputies found a rifle in his shed.

 

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