Man arrested after authorities find meth lab in basement

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City man has been arrested after authorities say they found a meth lab at his home.

Police say the 48-year-old man was arrested on several charges including possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine. They say the man had earlier sold 2 grams of meth to an undercover informant working with Sioux City police.

The suspect is being held in the Woodbury County Jail in lieu of a $20,000 bond. He has a court appearance scheduled for later this month.

During a search of the man’s basement, authorities say they found camping fuel, lithium batteries and syringes. They also found 20 grams of meth and 7 grams of marijuana.

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