News

Left overs from drug lab dumped in Langley

The Clandestine Lab team was called in by RCMP to clean up drug lab residue put in barrels and dumped in rural south Langley on Thursday morning.

A passerby noticed some blue barrels in a ditch around 10 Avenue and 232 Street .

Township firefighters were called and Langley RCMP showed up soon after, said Langley RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Patrick Davies.

"The investigators confirm that it appears to be from some kind of drug lab," said Davies. "But the barrels weren't leaking and there is no danger to the environment."

Environmental officials were called out anyways and the team cleaned up the dumped toxic waste by the afternoon.

The making of meth and other illicit drugs leave a lot of toxic waste that has to be dumped somewhere.

Police are asking for any witnesses of suspicious vehicles or activity in the area call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

TIMELINE: An interactive history of terrorist attacks and plots in Canada
 
UPDATE: 2 confirmed dead in Marysville, Washington school shooting
 
Car crashes into Original Applewood Motors showroom in Langley
Hockey coach gets 15 days jail for tripping player
 
Richmond weighs merits of Pattullo plan
 
Police targeting speeders this long weekend
Downtown march of carnage
 
Purse-snatch victim warns other seniors
 
Critics say NEB muzzling most oil pipeline speakers

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.