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Meth raid at Des Moines townhouse



DES MOINES (KWWL) -- Police and federal agents have arrested the owner of a town house on the far west side of Des Moines for allegedly running a methamphetamine manufacturing operation.


John Luhrs, was arrested Monday and charged with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. Luhrs is 47 years old.

Des Moines police and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms remained on the scene late Monday afternoon.

They called out the police bomb squad to build a sandbag bunker in the street in front of the town house. The bomb squad sent a robot into the house Monday afternoon.

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