Police: Burglary search warrant leads to meth lab busts

Police: Burglary search warrant leads to meth lab busts

The Prairie du Chien Police Department said it executed a search warrant in a burglary investigation and officers uncovered five “one pot” methamphetamine labs.

The Prairie du Chien Police Department, along with the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department, executed the search warrant Friday at 205 East Wisconsin St. in the city of Prairie du Chien.

The search warrant was initiated as a result of investigation of a burglary in the city of Prairie du Chien.

As a result of the search warrant, numerous items of evidence were seized for the investigation and led to the closure of other burglaries in the city of Prairie du Chien, according to a Prairie du Chien Police Department news release.

Police said that while conducting the search, officers located five “one pot” methamphetamine labs.

As a result of the search warrant, Shaun Pitzer, 32, of Prairie du Chien, was arrested and placed in the Crawford County Jail, police said.

The Prairie du Chien Police Department said it will be seeking additional charges against Pitzer, along with other individuals identified during the investigation, through the Crawford County District Attorney’s Office.