Police find meth lab inside Conover home during welfare check


CONOVER, N.C. - Police said they found a meth lab inside a home while they were trying to check on someone who lived there.

Conover police received a call Saturday night from someone worried about the person at the home on Fifth Street Place Northeast.

State investigators helped police arrest Carl Pottschmidt Sunday night.

Channel 9 checked state court records and found Pottschmidt was already scheduled for court appearances in December.

He had recently been arrested for minor crimes, including driving with a revoked license, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of stolen goods.

Pttschmidt was jailed, with bail set at $40,000.

He is scheduled to face a judge on Monday.