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Pasco mom accused of keeping kids in meth lab

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ZEPHYRHILLS, FL (WFLA) -

A Pasco mother is accused of keeping her five children in a mobile home that was used to make methamphetamine.

Deputies arrested Terri Adkins, 30, on Saturday at her Zephyrhills home on Ryals Road after firefighters were summoned to the scene, and discovered a meth lab. 

A deputy interviewed Adkins, who admitted to keeping her five children around possibly explosive chemicals.  Adkins also confessed to participating in meth-making by obtaining Sudafed from local stores.  The affidavit quotes Adkins as saying that she uses meth to "numb herself". 

Adkins' children were removed from her home by Child Protective Services.  She is charged with child neglect.

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