Ludington man faces prison for meth lab operation.

May 10, 2016

Jared Walkley with his attorney, Douglas Stevenson.

Jarred Walkley with his attorney, Douglas Stevenson.

By Allison Scarbrough. Editor.

LUDINGTON — A 26-year-old Ludington man faces serving a three to  20 year prison term after pleading guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, May 10, to felonies of operating/maintaining a laboratory involving methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine.

In exchange for Jarred Mitchel Walkley’s pleas, one count of operating/maintaining a lab with hazardous waste and one count of manufacturing methamphetamine were dismissed.

Walkley, of 603 E. Melendy St., #1, was arrested April 3 by the State, Sheriffs’, Chiefs’ Enforcement of Narcotics Team (SSCENT). He testified Tuesday that he was in possession of a two-liter bottle with chemicals in it used to manufacture methamphetamine in the 3900 block of West US 10 in Amber Township.

Sentencing is set for June 21 at 2 p.m.

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