Rolling meth lab found in RV pulled over for traffic violation in Hancock County, police say

Christopher Purvis, 40, of Kansas, arrested

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. - State troopers discovered a methamphetamine lab inside an RV after its driver was stopped for a traffic violation, police said.

The RV was pulled over along eastbound Interstate 70 near Mt. Comfort in Hancock County just after 10 a.m.

The trooper suspected something was amiss, and his K-9 partner, Barrett, alerted on the vehicle, police said.

A search of the RV turned up a large amount of meth, drug paraphernalia and precursors to making meth, police said.

The driver, Christopher Purvis, 40, of Kansas, was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine and dealing methamphetamine.

The female passenger was not arrested.

Purvis was being held Tuesday in the Hancock County Jail.

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