Deputies discover mobile meth lab

Deputies in southwest Missouri discovered a mobile meth lab.

Deputies in southwest Missouri have found a meth lab in the trunk of a car while recovering a stolen pickup truck and piece of construction equipment.

The Joplin Globe ( reports that the truck had been reported stolen in Fort Scott, Kan. Chief Deputy Chris Jennings said the truck and a stolen Caterpillar skid steer were found while deputies were acting on a tip about suspected stolen property.

A man was taken into custody and later charged with possession of chemicals with intent to manufacture meth and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.