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Man arrested with meth lab in vehicle

KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. (WISH) – One man was arrested in Henry County with a meth lab in his vehicle.

38-year-old Michael Cunningham’s arrest was the result of an ongoing investigation into the manufacture of methamphetamine.

According to Indiana State Police, a search warrant was obtained for a home in the 300 block of East Main Street in Knightstown.

Police said that around 7:30 p.m. Thursday as they were approaching the house, Cunningham exited the house and then took off in a black Dodge pickup.  Officers then attempted to stop Cunningham, but he sped away at a high rate of speed, but did come to a stop after a short time.

When officers began searching Cunningham’s vehicle, an active one pot meth lab fell out of the vehicle.  Later a a second one pot lab was discovered as well as chemicals commonly used to make meth inside the vehicle.

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Cunningham faces preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement, possession of meth, manufacturing methamphetamine, as well as several others.  Police also said Cunningham was also wanted out of Hancock County on a warrant for domestic battery.