Deputies find meth lab while looking into shooting complaint in Skamania County

By Paul Suarez, Columbian web producer

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The investigation of a shooting complaint in Skamania County led to the seizure of nine firearms and the discovery of a meth lab, officials said.

On March 7, deputies responded to 391 Harder Road in Washougal after someone reported finding a bullet in a bedroom, Skamania County Undersheriff Dave Cox said at the time.

Deputies found a bullet hole through the bedroom wall.

On March 14, deputies served a warrant at 401 Harder Road in connection to the shooting complaint.

There, deputies found nine firearms and products used to produce methamphetamine, according to a Skamania sheriff’s office press release.

George Taylor, 48, was arrested, and is in custody at the Skamania County Jail on suspicion of false reporting, reckless endangerment and possession of methamphetamine.