Meth lab busted in ML Township

Sheriff Gary Miller reports that on October 25, at approximately 10 a.m., agents of the Wright County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the Steven Schaufler residence located at 4370 Fiedler Ave NW, in Maple Lake Township.

Search of the Schaufler residence revealed items consistent with a clandestine methamphetamine lab. Some of the items located include: Anhydrous Ammonia, Muriatic Acid, Toluene, Lithium Metal, filters, tubing, and glassware. Agents also recovered approximately 11 grams of suspected methamphetamine.

Environmental Enterprise Inc., a hazardous waste disposal company, responded to the scene and disposed of the contaminated items located at the residence.

Steven Schaufler, age 32, was booked into the Wright County Jail on charges of 1st Degree Manufacture of Methamphetamine.