Police find meth lab in Scott County; 2 arrested

Two men were arrested Tuesday afternoon after they were caught standing next to an active methamphetamine lab in Scott County, police report.

Christopher D. Axsom, 31, of Columbus and Dustin A. Evans, 23, of North Vernon both face charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of precursors used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, according to a news release from Sgt. Jerry Goodin with the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg.

They were arrested after troopers and Scott County officers went to a residence at 3235 Hardy Lake Road looking for an active meth lab and a person wanted on a warrant, said Goodin.

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