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Man arrested in connection to meth bust in Southampton County

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Posted at 5:31 PM, Jul 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-31 14:29:09-04

Southampton County, Va. – A 33-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a meth bust that occurred Thursday morning in Southampton County.

Police in Southampton County say they went out to a home in the 3000 block of Tuckers Drive in Boykins Thursday morning after a probation officer called to report possible narcotics inside.

When police arrived, they saw a one-pot meth cook operation, which is called a shake-n-bake or one-pot.

While searching the home, police discovered:

-64 plastic bottles used as “one-pot” methamphetamine cooks

-liquid samples

-plastic tubing

-burnt aluminum foil

-suspected methamphetamine/methamphetamine residue

Police obtained warrants against 33-year-old Mitchell Thomas Lowe for manufacture of methamphetamine and possession of two or more precursors with intent to manufacture methamphetamine.

Lowe was arrested Friday afternoon. He was additionally charged with a probation violation.