Probation officer finds meth lab during home visit

Jeremiah R. Mathes was arrested Thursday May 14, 2015 following a home visit where a probation officer found materials to make meth. Photo courtesy Steuben County Sheriff's Department.

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) A man was arrested in Steuben County after a probation officer saw materials to make methamphetamine during a home visit.

The probation officer contacted the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department and the state meth suppression lab team, during which officers found several more items used to make meth inside the home and outside in the trash.

Jeremiah R. Mathes, 25, of Steuben County was arrested Thursday morning and booked at the Steuben County Jail on one count of manufacturing methamphetamine.

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