UPDATE: Man Sentenced for Making Meth

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UPDATE 9/22/2014 4:05 PM

George Ruble, Jr. is sentenced to two to ten years in prison for operating or attempting to operate a clandestine drug lab.

Police say Ruble, Jr. cared for an elderly woman at a home on 15th Street in Parkersburg.

He was arrested there in July 2013 after police say he was making meth in a back shed on the property.


On Monday night, police arrested George Ruble Jr. on three felony drug charges. He faces operating a clandestine meth lab, possession with intent to deliver, and possession with precursors to make meth.

Police say they've been investigating the home at 1210 15th Street and used a search warrant to gain entry. They found multiple items used to make meth in a back shed on the property .

Ruble is caretaker to an elderly woman who lives at the home. Police say he's been using the location to manufacture meth.

He's in the Wood County Holding Center awaiting arraignment Tuesday morning.


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