Busted: Man, woman arrested amid investigation into possible meth lab in Watertown

WATERTOWN -- Police in Watertown say a man and woman were arrested in connection with an investigation into a possible meth lab back on June 27th.

On June 27th, around 6:00 p.m., police were notified of the possible meth lab in the 900 block of Jones Street.

Officers responded and closed off the area to vehicle and pedestrian traffic as a precaution while the investigation was conducted.

The Watertown police officer assigned to the Jefferson County Drug Task Force responded to the scene and led the investigation.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation was contacted and responded with a Clandestine Laboratory Investigation Team, which included a DEA agent specifically trained to deal with methamphetamine labs.

A 30-year-old man and 43-year-old woman were arrested as a result of this investigation. They were taken to jail, and the case was referred to the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office for several felony drug charges.

This case remains active and is being followed up on by the Watertown Police Department in conjunction with the Jefferson County Drug Task Force.

Anyone with information on this or other crimes are encouraged to call the Watertown Police Department at (920) 261-6660 or report it anonymously by texting “WTTN” and your tip to Tip411 (847411)