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Sheriff reports Halloween meth lab bust
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The sheriff’s department has charged an Alexandria man after allegedly finding a meth lab on his property on Halloween .Timothy Wade Ford, 43, was charged with initiation of a process to manufacture methamphetamine on Oct. 31. According to Sheriff Patrick Ray, detectives and deputies assisting Tennessee Department of Correction probation officers in a search of Ford's New Hope Road residence found several pills and white powder inside the home. Ray said a drug detective received consent to search an outbuilding where he allegedly found meth lab components were found.The search reportedly revealed two Mason jars containing Coleman fuel, rubber tubing with a bottle cap on the end, Gatorade bottles, empty Sudafed blister packs, muriatic acid, cut strips from lithium batteries and baggies containing 15 aluminum foil balls.