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Cuyahoga Falls Police Take Down Meth Lab

What was initially thought to be a burglary in progress turned out to be something else entirely.

On Dec. 7 at 11:47 a.m., Cuyahoga Falls Police received a call that an alleged burglar was climbing through a window at 2522 State Rd #2.

Officers responded to the apartment and quickly concluded a crime was in progess, but not a burglary, according to a police press release.  

The Cuyahoga Falls Police Narcotics Unit obtained a search warrant, and raided the apartment later in the day. 

During their search, they found items that indicated the residence was being used to produce methamphetamine. 

Following the raid, Joshua T. Rix was charged with illegal assembly of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, a second-degree felony.

Rix, 29, of Akron, was already in custody on several outstanding arrest warrants. 

"Rix was booked into the Cuyahoga Falls city jail pending his court appearance," said Falls Police Sgt. James Singleton in a prepared statement. "The Narcotics unit is further evaluating the evidence seized during the search and further charges are expected against other suspects."

Falls River Cleanup December 11, 2012 at 02:34 PM
What a dirtbag. Look at his court records for the last 10 years. He should of never been out on the streets.
harry January 20, 2013 at 10:09 AM
He is a dirt bag had some bitch knock me unconscience for 2 in front of my 4 yrs old bc he didn't want to take repornsibility for what he did happened on thanks giving woke up two days later and told everyone to leave obviously he didnt
harry January 20, 2013 at 10:11 AM
Now I am being charged and I am 100 percent innocent

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