Mary McPherson of Fenton was unaware the mobile home she helped a friend buy in late 2009 in Jefferson County had been the site of a methamphetamine lab.

She found out its history the following March after she had a handyman do some work on the trailer while her friend was out of the trailer for medical care.

"The handyman noticed how sealed up the trailer was," McPherson, 49, of Fenton said."He advised me to check to see if it had been a meth lab."

She contacted the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and learned that the police had found a meth lab in the trailer before it was sold. From Suburban