POINT PLEASANT — A Point Pleasant man has been arrested and accused of attempting to operating a meth lab.
Daniel R. Woyan, 29, whose address is listed as being on Second Street in Point Pleasant, was arrested by officers with the Point Pleasant Police Department on Saturday and charged with operate or attempt to operate a clandestine lab. He was arraigned before Magistrate Cheryl Miller Ross in Mason County Magistrate Court who set his bond at $100,000.
The official criminal complaint filed in magistrate court states Patrolman T. F. Deal made contact with Woyan at a residence located on First Street in Point Pleasant, where Woyan advised there were remnants of an alleged meth lab located in a trash can behind the residence. The complaint further states Woyan extracted the remnants of the alleged meth lab from that trash can. The remnants consisted of a bottle containing ammonia nitrate, lithium, Draino crystals, lighter fluid and pseudoephedrine, according to the complaint.
During the course of the investigation, Woyan allegedly stated to Deal the remnants that were located in the trash can were a result of Woyan’s attempt to allegedly make meth approximately two days prior, according to the complaint.
Woyan remains housed at the Western Regional Jail. If convicted, Woyan could face jail time for not less than two years nor more than 10 years, or fined not less than $5,000 nor more than $25,000, or both.
This is the second meth bust in Point Pleasant in recent weeks with the other bust also occurring on First Street in an unrelated case.
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