April 6, 2014

Mobile Meth Lab Found Near Green Street Parking Garage

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Updated at 7:45 p.m. Sunday

Police discovered a mobile methamphetamine lab near the Green Street parking garage Sunday after testing bottles filled with hazardous chemicals.

Ithaca police arrived on scene at approximately 1 p.m. Sunday near the 200 block of East Green Street and discovered approximately six bottles of an unknown chemical, which Lee LaBuff, assistant fire chief for the Ithaca Fire Department, said could be reactive. Upon arrival on the scene, responders tentatively assumed that the bottles were related to the production of meth, LaBuff added.