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Rolla man charged after meth lab discovery, authorities say

By Sean Barnhill, Digital Media Editor, sbarnhill@schurz.com
Edited news release
Published On: Feb 14 2014 11:28:09 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 14 2014 11:52:35 PM CST

Picture courtesy of Phelps Co. Sheriff

ROLLA, Mo -

A Rolla man has been charged after authorities discovered an active meth lab on the property of a private residence. 

Officials say Dale Edward Perry Sr., 58, was charged Friday with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Drug Trafficking in the first degree. 

During a search of the property on Thursday, officers say they located the lab along with methamphetamine lab materials and drug paraphernalia.

Perry is being held in the Phelps County Jail on a $250,000 bond.