Norfolk man charged after meth making materials found inside detached garage

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Melville Dickerson – charged with manufacturing methamphetamines and possession of drugs

NORFOLK, Va. – A man has been arrested after probation officers found materials that are consistent with making methamphetamine at his residence.

Norfolk police responded to Melville R. Dickerson’s home in the 8000 block of Lion Avenue around 2 a.m. Saturday.

The chemicals were found in the home’s detached garage and were safely disposed of by the Norfolk Fire Marshals and Hazmat crews.

Police detained Dickerson, 40, at the scene. He has been charged with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of drugs. He is being held in the Norfolk City Jail with no bond.

There were no reported injuries.

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