Saturday September 14 2013
– Police have busted a suspected clandestine drug lab in Langwarrin, seizing drug-making paraphernalia.
Boxes of cold and flu tablets, a common source of pseudoephedrine used in methamphetamine production, and beakers were discovered at the Yarralumla Drive property.
Sergeant Martin McLean said Frankston Crime Investigation Unit detectives arrived at a house about 10:30am yesterday after Sheriff’s officers, were executing an outstanding warrant, saw alleged drug paraphernalia inside.
The house, which was considered a crime scene, was cordoned off.
“We have to bring our clandestine lab people to clear the house, we can’t do that ourselves, we need specialist people to do that,” Sergeant McLean said.
Police arrested a Langwarrin man, 27, who was released pending further inquiries.
– Herald Sun