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UPDATE: Appleton home was not an active meth lab, but components to make meth were found

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FRIDAY 2/21/2020 9:03 a.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – A day after Appleton Police investigated a home near Pierce Park for a suspected methamphetamine lab, officers are sharing more about what exactly they encountered.

According to APD, officers executed a search warrant in the 1300 Block of W Rogers Avenue. One person was taken into custody at the scene but later released.

While on scene, officers were able to confirm that no active lab was present, however components to manufacture methamphetamine were found in the home.

Police say the search warrant was a result of a lengthy investigation into the address. That investigation is ongoing.

Multiple people not living at the home visited often, so investigators are still working to determine who was directly involved in purchasing the necessary components needed to manufacture methamphetamine.

The Appleton Police Department says they will continue to work with the neighborhood to ensure the safety of our community.

If anyone has information regarding this case, please contact the Appleton Police Department.

Appleton Police investigating suspected meth lab near Pierce Park

THURSDAY 2/20/2020 12:21 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Appleton Police say they are currently working on investigating a suspected methamphetamine lab in the 1300 block of West Rogers Street.

Police announced earlier today that they were responding to an active situation in the area.

Local 5 will continue to provide updates as they become available.

Active situation in Appleton cleared

THURSDAY 2/20/2020 12:08 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Appleton Police say the active situation near Pierce Park has been cleared.

Police tell Local 5 a search warrant was being executed in the area.

There is no word yet on the reason or the outcome of that search warrant.

Original Story: Appleton Police responding to active situation

THURSDAY 2/20/2020 11:27 a.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Appleton Police say they are responding to an active situation west of Pierce Park.

The 1300 block of West Rogers Avenue is closed at this time.

Local 5 has reached out to police for information, but they are unable to provide updates at this time.

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