Man detained for possible meth lab in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Norfolk police have detained a man for having materials consistent with making meth at a residence on Saturday.

Just before 2 a.m., police were called to a residence in the 8000 block of Lion Avenue.

Probation officers found a small amount of materials that are constant with manufacturing methamphetamines inside a detached garage.

40-year-old Melville R. Dickerson was detained at the scene. 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.  

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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