Harris County deputies responded to a call that stemmed from the woman saying she was under the influence and was unable to care for her 2-year-old son at the 11600 block of Scenic River Drive.
When police arrived the woman was found to be cooking meth and discovered that the home was operating as a fully functional crystal meth lab by HPD's High Hazard drug lab unit who was on the scene for hours.
(1of2) on 4/15/222, The HCSO Organized Crime Section, Narcotics Unit, responded to a call-out from @HCSO_D3Patrol in reference to a female call the police that she was under the influence and could not take care of her two year old child. pic.twitter.com/NeGyWFQEA9— HCSO Special Investigations Division (@HCSO_SID) April 15, 2022
SkyEye was above the scene capturing video of officers in hazmat suits and using oxygen tanks in order to enter the home safely.
Approximately 112 kilograms of crystallized meth and 87.2 kilograms of liquid meth were recovered from the home, according to HCSO's Special Investigations.
Neighbors were shocked by the bust and the potential danger to them.
"It's crazy," said Artemio Hernandez. "It's dangerous. I can't believe it. I can't believe it. I don't know what happened with this family." He added the woman and her family recently moved in.
Both the woman and child were taken to the hospital. The child has since been taken into Child Protective Services. The woman is facing federal charges.
(2of2) units arrived to find that the female was manufacturing crystal meth in her home. Narc Units and @hcfm removed approximately 112 kgs of crystallized meth and 87.2 kgs of liquid meth worth approx $2 million. The female was arrested and the child is with CPS. Great work!!! pic.twitter.com/yd2FMGFIzm— HCSO Special Investigations Division (@HCSO_SID) April 15, 2022
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