SALISBURY, N.C. -- Authorities in Rowan County discovered a meth lab after a trespassing incident led to a teenager's arrest.

Officers from the Rockwell Police Department were called to a home after 19-year-old Tanner Davis Tutweiler was at the residence and was prohibited from being there.

Officers located a duffle bag containing methamphetamine manufacturing items at the residence. Tutweiler was arrested inside the home for an outstanding warrant charging him with failure to appear on a charge of failing to report an accident, police said.

The Rowan County Sheriff s Office Special Investigations Unit obtained a search warrant for the residence, and located a 'shake and bake' one pot methamphetamine laboratory inside the residence, along with a quantity of methamphetamine.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation assisted the sheriff s office in processing the scene.

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