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Posted on: August 19, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Materials used to make meth discovered by probation officers, man detained

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A man has been detained following materials consistent with making meth being found at a Norfolk residence.

Shortly before 2 a.m., police and fire rescue were called to a residence in the 8000 block of Lion Avenue after probation officers found a small amount of materials that are constant with manufacturing methamphetamines inside a detached garage in the rear of the residence.

Police detained a 40-year-old man at the scene.  He is currently being questioned by vice and narcotic detectives.  Once charges are secured, his information will be released.

Norfolk Fire Marshals and hazmat crews were called to the scene who safely disposed of the chemicals.

There were no injuries reported.

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