ISP: 6 children rescued, man arrested after meth lab bust inside Bloomfield home

Justin Anthony, 31, arrested on felony charges

BLOOMFIELD, Ind. - Six children were rescued and one man was arrested after Indiana State Police found a meth lab inside a Bloomfield home, authorities said.

ISP troopers said an ongoing investigation led them to a home in the 8600 block of East State Road 54 just before 8 p.m. Thursday.

Police said they found an active meth lab inside the home and they witnessed the suspect, identified as Justin Anthony, 31, using chemicals to make the drug. 

Six children between the ages of 2 and 14 years were inside the home at the time of bust. They were taken into Child Protective Custody unharmed, ISP said.

Anthony was arrested and taken to the Greene County Jail on several felony charges, including manufacturing meth and child endangerment, police said.

ISP said the investigation into the bust is ongoing and could possibly lead to other arrests.

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