A Sturgis man is behind bars after police found a meth lab in his vehicle.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department made a stop Monday at 10:30 AM on U.S. 12 near Stubey Road on a vehicle that had an expired license plate. During the stop, the deputy found out there was at least one meth lab in the back of the SUV.
The St. Joseph County Area Narcotics Unit were called to the scene to remove the hazardous waste.
The 37 year old driver is being held in the St. Joseph County Jail. Police are seeking charges of operating and maintaining a meth lab and possession of meth against the suspect.