2 People Arrested After Police Discover Meth Lab in Coaling
Two Coaling residents are being held under arrest on Manufacturing Drug and Child Endangerment Charges, when their Home Meth Lab was discovered by Coaling Police Officials after their trailer caught fire on Sunday Evening. The residents, Kala and Samuel Barger, are being charged with chemical endangerment of a child, and manufacturing of a controlled substance. Both were transported to the Tuscaloosa County jail, where they were each being held on a bond of $515,000.
The Coaling Police Department responded to a report of a fire on Clements Road in Coaling around 7 p.m. Sunday Evening, where they found more than 50 percent of the trailer already consumed in flames.
Officers subsequently located components of a Methamphetamine Lab in the unburned portion of the trailer, along with a tiny amount of methamphetamines.
Two children, who are ages 5 and 6 respectively, were reportedly on the scene of the fire, and discovery of The Meth Lab. They were taken into custody by the Department of Human Resources.
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