New Details: $1 million bail set for meth lab suspect

SELINSGROVE—The man suspected of operating a methamphetamine lab in Selinsgrove has been jailed on $1 million cash bail. Selinsgrove police says they arrested 36-year-old Jeremy Wertz and he was arraigned today before District Judge John Reed. Wertz has been charged with manufacturing with intent to deliver, operating a methamphetamine lab, risking catastrophe, and other charges.

Tuesday, Selinsgrove police discovered a meth lab in Wertz’s South Market Street apartment. Wertz has a history of drug convictions and was under state and county probation at the time of his arrest. A preliminary hearing is set for December 28.

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