Butt dial leads police to meth lab
Three Floridians were busted after one of them butt-dialed 911 while discussing their alleged drug operation.
The dispatcher heard Donna Knope, 55, Jason Knope, 32, and Thomas Stallings, 41, talk about “making and selling methamphetamine” for nearly half an hour on Saturday, authorities said.
Police traced the call to the backyard of the Knopes’ home on Roland Drive in Deltona, 30 miles north of Orlando…
Donna Knope is Jason Knope’s mother.
Volusia County Sheriff’s Office deputies looked inside an open window to a shed to find what appeared to be a meth lab…
They saw a “bottle that appeared to be smoking” and white smoke came streaming from the shed, according to police.
The trio was arrested at the scene where deputies say they found all the elements needs to operate a meth lab, including hypodermic needles, a butane torch, plastic tubing, coffee filters, lighter fluid and more.
All three suspects were charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and possessing methamphetamine with the intent to sell or deliver…