Man who nearly hit trooper arrested; had rolling meth lab

Stock Photo: Items seized during a meth lab raid.
Stock Photo: Items seized during a meth lab raid.

BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a Robertsdale man was arrested in south Baldwin County on drug charges after his car nearly collided with a state trooper's.

The Press-Register newspaper reports that 27-year-old Allen Malcolm Steinke faces a charge of first-degree manufacturing a controlled service.

Baldwin County sheriff's spokesman Maj. Anthony Lowery says Steinke was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer around 11:30 p.m. Sunday when he almost hit a state trooper's car.

After a brief chase, the trooper discovered a the components of a meth lab in the SUV and contacted the sheriff's office.

Deputies confirmed the rolling meth lab had recently been used.

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