Christopher Walls, a police officer from Long Branch, New Jersey, is accused of running a meth lab from his home.
Christopher Walls Arrest Details
Christopher Walls Arrested After Domestic Disturbance. “Christopher Walls, 50, a longtime member of the Long Branch Police Department, was arrested after his coworkers were called to his house Saturday night as a result of a domestic disturbance, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office said. Upon his arrest, Walls was suspended without pay pending an investigation NJ1015 reported.” [Scallywag and Vagabond]
Walls Charged With Running Meth Lab From Home. “Christopher Walls, a township resident and 19-year veteran of the Long Branch Police Department, was arrested on Sunday and faced charges of running a methamphetamine lab, while also leaving multiple guns in an open, unlocked safe in the same home as a child, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni.” [NJ 101.5]
Police: Meth Materials, Books Found In House. “The New Jersey State Police and the Hazmat Unit responded to the scene. They found “materials, chemicals and instruments consistent with a methamphetamine laboratory in both the basement of the residence and in a shed on the property,” according to the prosecutor. Methamphetamine residue was discovered in chemistry-related glassware at the site, according to the New Jersey State Police. The prosecutor’s office and Long Branch Police narcotics unit also revealed Walls was in possession of books related to making methamphetamine, explosives and poison.” [WPIX]
Could Face 20 Years In Prison. “If convicted of Maintaining or Operating a CDS Production Facility, Walls faces a sentence of up to 20 years in a New Jersey state prison. If convicted of any of the second degree charges, Walls faces up to 10 years in state prison. The third degree offenses carry a potential sentence of three to five years in state prison.” [The Link News]