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Driver finds meth lab in bag along Wisconsin highway

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DODGEVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- A duffel bag sitting along a southern Wisconsin highway led a passing driver to a startling discovery -- a portable meth lab.

The Iowa County Sheriff's office said the bag was discovered Friday afternoon along State Highway 191 east of Dodgeville.

WISC-TV reports the driver passing by stopped to look at the bag, thinking a car might have driven off the embankment. But the citizen found suspicious items inside and called the authorities.
Sheriff's deputies closed off the highway as a team of state Department of Criminal Investigation inspected the bag. They confirmed it was a recently disposed methamphetamine lab.

The sheriff's office reopened the stretch Highway 191 Saturday afternoon

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