Police: Mail and identity theft investigation leads to discovery of drug lab in Orangevale, two arrested
Above: Items removed from the lab by investigators (Photos: Folsom PD)
A weeks-long mail theft and identity theft investigation has led to the arrests of two people and the discovery of a working narcotics lab in Orangevale, police said.
Detectives served a search warrant on the 9000 block of Greenback Lane yesterday, January 6, following weeks of investigation into ongoing incidents of mail theft and retail purchases using stolen identities. Investigators recovered a number of stolen items and further evidence of mail theft, according to police.
The investigators also reportedly discovered a working narcotics lab, which required a specialized team to dismantle due to hazardous chemicals. Cash, narcotics, ingredients used to manufacture narcotics, and illegal weapons were also found.
Adam Lee (35) and Windy Lund (31), both of Orangevale, were ultimately arrested and booked on various charges, including burglary, identity theft, and manufacturing drugs. Lee faces an additional charge of felon in possession of a firearm, and Lund an additional charge of child endangerment, police said.
According to Sacramento County Jail records, Lee remains in custody at the time of this article’s publication, however Lund was released from custody shortly after 3 AM on 01/07/2022 after being in custody for less than 24 hours.