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Bibb deputies find meth lab in hotel bathroom

Bibb County deputies discovered a methamphetamine lab in a bathroom at Baymont Inn and Suites, 150 Plantation Inn Drive, early Sunday after hotel management complained of smoke and a chemical smell coming from a guest room at about 1:15 a.m.

The bathroom was damaged by a fire from the methamphetamine lab. Investigators notified the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and Summit Environmental to clean out the toxic material, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

Investigators also recovered remains of the finished methamphetamine product and Xanax in the hotel room, according to the release.The room was registered to 32-year-old Gregory Shawn Hall of Bibb County, but Hall was not in the room when deputies arrived. Investigators are issuing warrants for his arrest, according to the sheriff’s office.

Anyone with information about Hall’s whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 746-9441 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.

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