26-Year-Old Van Wert Woman Arrested On Meth Charges

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

Credit: Van Wert Police Department

Kelli Pontius, 26

August 14, 2013 Updated Aug 14, 2013 at 11:25 AM EST

VAN WERT, Ohio (21Alive) -- A woman was arrested Sunday after Van Wert police found a meth lab in a garage.

Kelli Ponius, 26, was arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of chemicals for illegal assembly of dangerous narcotics within close proximity of children.

Police found a meth lab in the garage of a resident in the 700 block of Cable St. A trained officer from the Van Wert City Police Department and a Special Agent with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation were called in for cleanup of the dangerous chemicals.

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