During a safety check, items relating to the manufacture of methanphetamine were found.
Officers responded to a suspiscious fire at an apartment on South High Street Saturday in Hillsboro. Upon investigation, a strong chemical smell was evident. The apartment was evacuated and a safety check was performed. During the safety check, items relating to the manufacture of methanphetamine were found. Some of the items will be sent to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification for analysis. A report to the prosecutor will be sent for possible presentation to a future grand jury.