Mobile Meth Lab Suspect Arrested

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Off-duty Ironton Police officer, John Hammonds arrested a mobile meth lab suspect who had been on the run Thursday.

William Wilburn, 39, was arrested at a residence on Fourth Street and Monroe after Hammonds saw him enter the residence and called for backup.

The Ironton Police Department had been searching for Wilburn since Wednesday when he allegedly fled the scene of a traffic stop.

When police searched the vehicle they found remnants of two mobile meth labs.

Wilburn is being held in the Lawrence County Jail on charges of manufacturing meth and possession of drug making instruments.