Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

May 13, 2013

Man arrested with backpack meth lab

Staff Writer

— Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested a man about 11:30 a.m. Sunday who was allegedly carrying components of a methamphetamine lab in a backpack.

Police were called to Burger King on Rockville Road on a report of a man who appeared to be intoxicated and who was reportedly in possession of illegal prescription drugs.

Authorities evacuated the restaurant and hazmat crews were called in to investigate the contents of the backpack.

The man, whose name has not yet been released, was charged with public intoxication, possession of drug making paraphernalia, and possession of a controlled substance.