KENNEDY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A man from Illinois was jailed on charges after police found the makings of a methamphetamine lab inside a room at a motel in Kennedy Township.
Officers were called to the Hilltop Inn on Kisow Drive around 1 p.m. Wednesday, where they made contact with the suspect, Robert Baker.READ MORE: Boy, 5, Falls From Second Floor Window
Police say everything needed to make meth was inside his motel room, but it wasn’t a functioning meth lab. Still, authorities were seen wearing gas masks at the scene.READ MORE: Police: 7 People Hospitalized After Two-Vehicle Crash, 1 Child In Critical Condition
While searching the room, police say Baker ran away. He was later found hiding inside a boat at self storage facility next door.
Police say Baker was wanted out of Illinois.MORE NEWS: Indoor Mask Mandate Ends On West Virginia’s 158th Birthday
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