04/09/2013 01:38 pm ET

Kenneth Plumb Cooked His Own Meth, Accidentally Led Police To His Operation: Report

Kenneth Plumb allegedly makes his own methamphetamine -- but he would never shoot it up.

At least that's what he supposedly told officers when he was arrested on Friday. Plumb unintentionally led police to his meth operation when he called them to his Springfield, Mo., home to investigate a burglary, according to the News-Leader.

Authorities searched the 28-year-old's home for evidence of a stolen laptop, but what they allegedly found was meth ingredients. Plumb admitted that he'd been using methamphetamine for a year, and that he'd been trying to make it himself, but he "couldn't seem to make it work," the paper reports.

When an officer asked if he'd "shot" up his supply, he replied, "No way, I don't want to kill myself," according to a police report.

He was arrested and charged with possession of meth and manufacturing a controlled substance, among others.

So Plumb allegedly broke bad and failed. But so did the real "Breaking Bad" character: In August last year, a man named Walter White was arrested for manufacturing methamphetamine. He probably wasn't as obvious, however, as Alisha Halfmoon, who allegedly got caught cooking up meth at an Oklahoma Walmart.



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