Sheriff: Meth cook caught in act

The Hood County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit conducted a drug investigation that revealed a methamphetamine lab on Thursday, and a 55-year-old man who was in the process of cooking meth was arrested, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Leon Earl Hilliard, of the 3000 block of Clay Street in Thorp Spring, was charged with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 200 grams/under 400 grams, Rose said. That qualifies as a first-degree felony.


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