MADRAS, OR -- An investigation into property crimes led to the discovery of a clandestine drug lab at a home north of Madras, Monday.
State Police obtained a search warrant to seize evidence at the Northwest Columbia Drive home. During the search, they found the lab and other drug related evidence. OSP’s Drug Enforcement Section responded to process the scene and ensure hazardous materials were properly collected.
Police arrested 28-year-old Joshua Joseph on a number of charges, including possession of a stolen vehicle, theft by deception and forgery. Drug related charges are pending.