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Real Life Breaking Bad: Texas man accused of using car as meth lab

June 23, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Real Life Breaking Bad: Texas man accused of using car as meth lab

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An East Texas man stands accused of using his car as a mobile meth lab before authorities caught up him during a traffic stop. The suspect reportedly fled but was later arrested after police conducted an investigation.

The “meth lab on wheels” concept shared striking commonalities with the hit TV show Breaking Bad, which depicts a chemistry teacher, who turned to cooking meth in a trailer to pay for his cancer treatments and ultimately became a ruthless drug lord before tragedy struck him at the end.

According to KHOU, the real-life Breaking Bad took place in Nacogdoches County after police pulled over Doug Brock, 53, for a traffic infraction on Sunday night.

The local Sheriff’s Officer has not released additional Information regarding where officers stopped Brock or the model of car he utilized as the meth lab.

During the traffic stop, officers said they noticed Brock acting suspicious and requested to search the vehicle. As cops conducted the search, the man fled off into the woods.

Sheriff’s deputies realized that the vehicle was employed as a mobile meth lab, after discovering chemical and other items needed to make the drug. Furthermore, they also seized approximately 358 grams of liquid meth.

Deputies identified Brock as the driver of the vehicle and issued a warrant for his arrest.

Brock was later apprehended at a nearby motel on Monday and is now being held in the county jail.

He now faces one count of possession of certain chemicals, which is a felony of the second degree and is punishable by between 2 and 20 years in prison.

Authorities also charged Brock with manufacturing a controlled substance, which is a first-degree felony that could see him spend between 5-99 years behind bars if he is convicted.

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