dream home is meth lab nightmare

"Jenn Friberg and Rob Quigley bought their four-bedroom house on Jefferson Avenue in March. The 108-year-old house had everything they were looking for in a starter home: old world charm, a backyard and plenty of space for a nursery in the future. Roughly five days after they moved in, Quigley learned from a neighbor that the house had been a meth lab. hocked, he retreated indoors and typed his new address into a Google search bar. There it was in black and white: Their home was listed on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's National Clandestine Laboratory Registry, a list of addresses where local authorities have reported finding drug manufacturing facilities or dumps. The couple complained of having headaches, sore throats and difficulty breathing after moving in -- all symptoms of possible methamphetamine exposure. "It was really odd," Quigley said. "I would go to work and it would go away. I would come home and it would just start again." Quigley and Friberg said they can't afford the cleanup or a lawyer. They are paying nearly $2,000 a month for the mortgage, utilities and storage fees. The thought the house being foreclosed makes them sick. They've started the blog Our Meth House to vent their frustrations and seek help. "We never would have imagined in a million years that this could have potentially been a meth house. It's totally unreal to us," Friberg said. "I want justice."

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