- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 8, 2015

PROVO, Utah (AP) - A former Brigham Young University student accused of operating a methamphetamine lab in his university-approved housing has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.

Court records show Bryce Cazier was sentenced Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of operating a clandestine laboratory in January.

He will report to jail after the semester ends at the community college where he is now enrolled.

Lawyer Jere Reneer maintained the 22-year-old man’s lab setup was used to make soap, but conceded his client also had suspicious materials.

KUTV reports that (https://bit.ly/1KU62tF) Cazier’s roommates called police after they saw suspicious equipment while helping him put out a small fire in his room.

He had faced up to 15 years in prison, but prosecutors agreed to recommend jail time instead.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide