Four young children were placed into the custody of Child Protective Services after police located a meth lab in a Bloomington, Ind. home Wednesday.
Joshua Scroggins, 27; Misty Chambers, 21; and Dale McCutchen, 29, were arrested in connection with the incident.
Officers with Indiana State Police responded to the home in the 1000 block of N. Summitt Street at approximately 9 p.m. Upon arrival, police said they found an active methamphetamine laboratory.
The officers removed the hazardous chemicals, including sodium hydroxide lye, organic solvents such as starting fluid, ammonium nitrate, lithium, muriatic acid, pseudoephedrine and sulfuric acid.
Four children, ranging from ages 5 months to 4 years old, were found inside the home and placed into the custody of CPS officials.
All three suspects were transported to the Monroe County Jail.
Scroggins and Chambers face charges of manufacturing methamphetamine in a government housing project, possession of precursors with intent to manufacture meth, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of meth, neglect of a dependent and possession of paraphernalia.
McCutchen was preliminarily charged with visiting a common nuisance.
Photo: (left to right) Scroggins, Chambers and McCutchen