Pair arrested in Mentor meth lab - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Pair arrested in Mentor meth lab

Eric McElroy charged with manufacturing of drugs. (Source: Mentor PD) Eric McElroy charged with manufacturing of drugs. (Source: Mentor PD)
Michael Hines charged with manufacturing of drugs. (Source: Mentor PD) Michael Hines charged with manufacturing of drugs. (Source: Mentor PD)
MENTOR, OH (WOIO) -

Mentor Police received a call within the 9000 block of Mentor Ave.

It was reported that a suspicious male was purchasing and possibly shoplifting items used to manufacture methamphetamine.

Officers located the vehicle at a nearby gas station.

A search of their vehicle revealed materials and chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine. 

Michael Hines Jr., 34 of Madison, and Eric McElroy, 19 of Ashtabula, were charged with manufacturing of drugs, illegal assembly of chemicals to manufacture drugs and possession of criminal tools.

McElroy was currently out on bond through Lake County Common Pleas Court for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.

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