Crying man admits to police he was cooking meth

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A Black Rock, Arkansas man is in jail after police say he started crying and admitted to police he was operating a meth lab inside his home.

According to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department, Jacob Gokey of Black Rock was arrested after police found an operating meth lab inside his home.

Police stopped by Gokey's house after police noticed a man lurking around an out building outside; when police spoke to the man he said he come over to Goley's home to drink some beer.

When police spoke with Gokey he said his friend came over to drink beer, but the cop noticed a trash bag smoking. When questioned about the bag, Gokey began crying to the officer and admitted he was cooking meth.

The Third Judicial Drug Task Force responded to the scene to help clean up the meth lab.

Gokey was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to manufacture meth. Gokey's bond was set at $20,000.

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