UPDATE: 2nd arrest made in Macon motel meth lab

UPDATE (8/28) 8 a.m.: Bibb County deputies arrested a second man in connection with a reported meth lab operating out of the Bridgeview Inn & Suites, 6000 Harrison Road, Macon.

Clyde Douglas Dupree, 29, of Macon was arrested just after 4 p.m. Monday. He is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and a parole violation. He is being held in Bibb County jail on no bond.

UPDATE (8/25) 10 a.m.: Bibb County sheriff's deputies arrested Keith Andrew Hopper, 49, on Monday, charging him with manufacturing/possession of chemicals to manufacture methamphetamine.

Sunday night, just after 11:30 p.m., Bibb County sheriff's deputies were called out to Bridgeview Inn & Suites, 6000 Harrison Road. They were told someone was running a meth lab in one of the rooms.

When they arrived, they detained three people who were in the room where the meth lab was reported to be, according to a news release.

The motel was evacuated temporarily as investigators assessed the room. Macon-Bibb County firefighters also were called to the scene.


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