One arrested after meth lab discovered at Lafayette home

Harold Bucher (Photo courtesy of Tippecanoe County Jail)

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Police made one arrest after discovering a meth lab at a home in Lafayette early Saturday morning.

According to police, officers were investigating a report of a possible meth lab at 1407 Washington Street just after 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

Officers witnessed Harold W. Bucher carrying a smoking bag to a curb side trash can. Police then made contact with Bucher and during the course of the investigation discovered an active meth lab. The lab was later confirmed by the Indiana State Police Meth Suppression team.

Bucher was taken into custody and arrested for manufacturing methamphetamine and an illegal drug lab.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department or call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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