Not the brightest thing to do, but it gets even dumber, as the paranoid dude called 911 to report that two males broke into his house" reports Tri-County Suntimes, "the deputies met with the property owner Allen West in a wooded area next to the residence, Allen West stated that two male subjects forcibly entered his house by kicking in the front door at which time he fled out the rear and hid in the woods.
As one of the deputies began to question West another deputy discovered some of the above items had been removed and placed in an “Igloo” cooler (one of the worst brand names of coolers Allen, get a Coleman - I'm a veteran camper). West advised the deputies that he hid the items in the cooler to avoid getting in trouble. He advised the items were not his stating “They were cooking it” without giving any other details. Allen West did confess that he had manufactured and smoked methamphetamine in his home as recently as two weeks ago.
The Special Investigations Squad responded and executed a search warrant. detectives discovered ammonium nitrate, sodium hydroxide (AKA “Drano”), a corrosive acid, lithium strips and other items commonly used to produce methamphetamine. The lab was dismantled by the Special Investigations Squad.