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      Authorities find meth lab in Phelps County

      Dale Perry, Sr. was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and drug trafficking.

      A Rolla man faces multiple charges after a joint-force investigation led to the discovery of an active meth lab.

      Officers with the South Central Drug Task Force, Phelps County Sheriff's Department and Rolla Police Department searched a home in the 12000 block of Private Drive 8044 in Rolla Thursday and found an active meth lab, meth, lab materials and drug paraphernalia.

      Dale Edward Perry Sr., 58, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and first-degree drug trafficking.

      His bond is set at $250,000.