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Portable Meth Lab Discovered Inside Delaware Home

By Steve Beck

FELTON, Del. (CBS) – Police are investigating the discovery of a portable meth lab in a Delaware home Friday night.

The discovery was made at about 7 p.m. in a home along the 9000 block of Canterbury Road in Felton.

According to investigators, the incident began after an occupant of the home called police after finding soda bottles inside of the house that contained an unknown substance.

When Delaware State Troopers arrived, they determined that the bottles were active "One Pot" portable meth labs utilized to manufacture methamphetamine.

After further investigation, Troopers located additional bottles containing waste associated with the manufacturing of meth, along with components and key ingredients in making the drug.

Crews dismantled the portable meth labs and performed a cleanup and disposed of the waste.

No evacuations were ordered as it was determined that there was no immediate threat or hazards to nearby residents.

It was not immediately known if any arrests were made.

The investigation into the discovery of the portable meth lab is ongoing.

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