Prosecutor’s office: New Jersey police officer operated meth lab at home

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a 19-year veteran of the Long Branch Police Department has been suspended without pay.

News 12 Staff

May 17, 2021, 10:43 AM

Updated 1,098 days ago

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The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office has announced a 19-year veteran of the Long Branch Police Department has been suspended without pay after he was arrested and charged with various offenses related to manufacturing and maintaining a meth laboratory at his home.
Police were called to the home of Christopher Walls, 50, on the 300 block of West End Avenue Saturday around 10:36 p.m. for a domestic disturbance. 
According to officers, they found materials, chemicals and instruments consistent with a meth lab in his basement and shed.
Police say Walls also had books on how to make meth, explosives and poison. 
Walls is also charged with having unsecured guns and ammunition in an unlocked safe in his home where a child lived.
He faces a sentence of up to 20 years in prison.


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