KPD finds man hiding in attic during meth lab investigation

An anonymous tip about a possible meth lab led to a man hiding in an attic at a home with several meth making materials.

Eddie Horne

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- An anonymous tip about a possible meth lab led to a man hiding in an attic at a home with several meth making materials.

It happened at a home on Fountain Road around 1:55 PM Saturday.

Officers say they found what appeared to be meth making materials in several containers in the garage. A box containing meth drug paraphernalia was also discovered.

Eddie Horne, 33, was charged with Cultivating/Manufacturing/Publishing Methamphetamines and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Horne also had an outstanding Violation of Probation on a theft along with two Failure to Appear warrants on file for his arrest.

Officers say Horne was staying at the home, but does not live there permanently.


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