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Police: Discovery of Portable Meth Lab Shuts Down Roads

Police have shut down a section of Northwest Parkway and Franklin Road.

Methamphetamine. Patch file photo.
Methamphetamine. Patch file photo.
The Marietta Police and Fire Department has shut down a section of Northwest Parkway and Franklin Road after locating a possible portable methamphetamine lab.

Police spokesman David Baldwin said the roads would be shut down "indefinitely."

"Hazmat crews are on scene and investigators are en route," he said in a media alert. "All surrounding businesses have been evacuated as a precaution."

By Friday night, a suspect, whose name was not released, was in custody according to authorities.

Check back for updates.

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