Newport Beach: Suspected Drug Lab Found In Trash

At 6:30 pm a kid throwing away trash smelled a heavy odor coming from the contraption left in the trash area. He then notified the police who then called for the fire dept. A heavy marijuana chemical smell was present and the fire crews on scene called for the Hazardous Materials team. Haz-Mat crews found 5 additional 5 gallon buckets labeled Dynalene HC-50 as well as 20 mason jars with an oily substance in them. OC Health department was called for proper disposal. Newport Beach Police are investigating.