FELTON, Del. - Delaware State Police say they are investigating the discovery of a portable meth lab located in a residence in Felton.
According to reports, the incident occurred on Friday at around 7:00 PM, after an occupant of a residence on the 9000 block of Canterbury Road located soda bottles inside of the house that contained an unknown substance. Troopers say they determined the bottles were active "One Pot" portable meth labs utilized to manufacture methamphetamine. Troopers reportedly located additional bottles containing waste associated with the manufacturing of meth, along with components and key ingredients in making the drug.
Troopers say they were assisted by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office, and specialized local Delaware Volunteer Fire Company teams during the dismantling of the portable meth labs and cleanup and mitigation process to dispose of the waste. There were reportedly no evacuations because there was no immediate threat or hazards to nearby residents. Troopers say they are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident.