Meth Lab Found Near Ripon Middle School

Ripon Police say after a concerned property owner contacted them they discovered what appeared to be a “meth lab” near the Ripon Middle School. The property owner contacted police Tuesday afternoon about bottles of chemicals products and substances he found on his property in the 300 block of Belleville Street. After seeing the liquids, substances and waste products usually associated with the making of methamphetamine police contacted the State’s Division of Criminal Investigation. An agent from that department confirmed someone had been making meth in the outbuilding. The residence and outbuilding share a boundary with the Ripon Middle School and administrators were notified of what was found. Evidence was gathered and the scene was cleaned up. Anyone with information is urged to contact Ripon Police at 920-748-2888.