Walla Walla Police bust local meth lab

---WALLA WALLA POLICE NEWS RELEASE--- Drug Detectives from the Police Department's Special Teams Unit served a search warrant for Methamphetamine at a local rental property. A large amount (undisclosed) of the drug was seized during the execution of the warrant, a culmination of a 2-month investigation that also involved the DEA and Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office.
The Emergency Services Unit SWAT Team forced entry to serve the warrant Friday afternoon at 1104 W. Elm, apartment #2. Two residents of the apartment were arrested at the scene and held on numerous drug charges.
Jesus Leyva Lopez, 40, was lodged on 2 counts of Delivery of Methamphetamine, Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bartolo Valenzuela Lopez, 39, was lodged for one count of Possession