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Two arrested in raid of Lehighton meth lab

Damian Eldem and Amanda Messinger jailed

LEHIGHTON, Pa. - Two people were arrested in a police raid on a methamphetamine lab Friday in the 100 block of South First Street in Lehighton.

Damian Eldem and Amanda Messinger are charged with multiple drug violations, including operating a methamphetamine lab and endangering the welfare of children.

Children were inside the home at the time of the raid.

 Eldem, 27, and Messinger, 23, are in Carbon County Prison. Bail was set at $100,000 for each defendant.

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