RUSHVILLE, Ind. (Rushville Republican) - Six people have been arrested on meth charges after officers uncovered an active meth lab nearby a daycare in Rushville.
Days before arrests were made, officers observed individuals purchasing items at a Walmart that can be associated with manufacturing methamphetamine, 24-Hour News 8's news partner The Rushville Republican reports.
Police searched an apartment on the 500 block of North Main Street and found a meth lab in operation.
Officers outside of the apartment saw a neighbor of the apartment throwing an active, one-pot meth lab out the window, which landed near an officer.
The active labs were within 1,000 feet of a daycare or school, which brought additional felony charges to those involved.
Saturday morning, Wishard Memorial Hospital closed its doors.
Snow that moved through Central Indiana this week has wrapped up, leaving some areas with more than 10 inches of snow.
Free bags of salt will be available to the public Saturday after snow moved through Central Indiana this week.