METH SUSPECTS IN COURT: Pair pleads not guilty to mobile lab

COLUMBIA CITY — A pair of individuals arrested for having a mobile methamphetamine lab had their first court appearance Monday.Braidon Hall, 19, of Columbia City, and Mitchell Bradley, 37, of Garrett, were booked last Wednesday after a routine traffic stop turned up an mobile meth lab, allegedly belonging to the pair.Medical issues were a concern as well. Bradley allegedly had a medical seizure at the scene last Wednesday, and had one Monday after the pair pleaded not guilty in Whitley County Circuit Court.Hall and Bradley both said they intend to hire private attorneys.Columbia City Police Captain Tony Hively made a traffic stop on the vehicle the pair were in last Wednesday morning. He uncovered an active meth lab cooking in one soda bottle, and the process beginning in a second.The Whitley County Drug Task Force investigated at the scene as well. Hall was transported to the Whitley County Jail and Bradley was transferred to Parkview Whitley for medical treatment before being booked at the jail later Wednesday.To read the rest of this story, see the June 19 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.