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.
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