Lansford police, along with the Carbon County Drug Task Force and the state Office of the Attorney General have arrested a Lansford man for operating a meth lab out of his home at 237 W. Patterson St.

William Barnes, 36, is due to be arraigned this afternoon before District Judge Casimir Kosciolek.

Barnes was arrested at about noon today.

Barnes appeared in county court last week in connection with an inident at Marco's pizza. He was thrown in jail for showing up under the influence of several substances. When he sobered up, Judge Joseph J. Matika sentenced him to six months probation.