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Posted on: August 19, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Norfolk man charged after police find meth chemicals inside a detached garage


Norfolk, Va. (NPD) – A Norfolk man was arrested Saturday morning after police found materials consistent with making meth at his residence.

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

Police discovered the small meth lab shortly before 2 a.m. this morning after probation officers went to check on Melville R. Dickerson at his residence in the 8000 block of Lion Avenue.  When officers arrived, they discovered materials that are constant with manufacturing methamphetamines inside a detached garage.  

Dickerson has been charged with one count each of manufacturing methamphetamines and possession of drugs. He is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail with no bond.  

There were no injuries reported.

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