Ky. Walmart shut down after police discover meth lab

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 21, 2012 at 6:17 PM

(WHAS11) -- A central Kentucky Walmart store shut down Wednesday afternoon after police discovered a meth lab inside.

Employees say a man walked into the bathroom at a store in Nicholasville and later found him passed out on the floor.

Police arrived and found the man with a working meth lab inside his backpack. The store had to be evacuated.

James Prater, 36, has been charged with possession of meth and was checked out by EMT's at the scene.

No word on when the store will re-open.

 

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