A Starke County motel has been condemned until further notice after police arrested six people on various drug charges Friday, the Starke County Sheriff's Office said in a press release.
According to the release, the following happened:
Officers arrived at the Holloway Motel, 2340 E. US Highway 30 in Hamlet, Friday afternoon to find a person who had an arrest warrant. During their search, they smelled a chemical odor they associated with making meth.
They obtained a search warrant to search a room and found an illegal meth lab, precursors to manufacture meth, meth, marijuana, syringes and other drug paraphernalia.
Three people were arrested from that room. Matthew Scholl, Cheryl Paschen and Kimberly Hurley face several charges ranging from manufacturing meth to possession of drug paraphernalia.