2 Arrested in Van Buren Co. Meth Lab Bust

Posted at 6:33 PM, Aug 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-22 18:33:27-04

mcconnell meth suspectHARTFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two suspects were arrested Thursday after a meth lab bust in Van Buren County.

Scotty McConnell, 26, of Paw Paw, and his wife, an unidentified 23-year-old, were both arrested at the Applewood Mobile Home Community located in Hartford Township.   Both will be charged with operating and maintaining a meth lab, and McConnell also had three outstanding warrants.

According to officials, McConnell attempted to flee when they surrounded the couple’s mobile home.