Investigators dismantle meth lab in Ocoee home

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Drug investigators dismantled and removed a meth lab from a home in an Ocoee neighborhood on Tuesday.

Channel 9 was there Monday night when the meth lab was discovered, but rainy weather prevented agents from dismantling the meth lab at the home on Doreen Avenue.

Several neighbors, including families, watched as investigators went in and out of the home Tuesday.

"To have that where there's kids, I think it's not good," neighbor Joanna Rueda said.

Detectives with the West Orange Narcotics Task Force said they got a tip that residents were cooking meth at the home. When they searched the house Monday, authorities said an active meth lab was found.

Two people, Gary Allen and Brittney Leahy, were arrested and charged with manufacturing meth. They went before a judge at the Orange County Jail on Tuesday.

According to investigators, they arrested the couple at the same home a little more than a year ago on drug charges.

Neighbors told Eyewitness News they had suspicions that something was going on at the home.

"A lot of traffic and it's just people coming and going nonstop, a lot of activity through the night," neighbor Nicole High said.

Allen is being held on a $25,000 bond at the Orange County Jail and Leahy's bond was set at $2,500.