Man arrested for mobile meth labs in South Knoxville parking lot

Man arrested for mobile meth labs in South Knoxville parking lot

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Police were called to the Walmart on Chapman Highway around 7:19 a.m. on a call of a possible sick person inside a vehicle. Instead, two one-pot mobile meth labs were found. Police were called to the Walmart on Chapman Highway around 7:19 a.m. on a call of a possible sick person inside a vehicle. Instead, two one-pot mobile meth labs were found.
Brandon Price (source: Knox County Sheriff's Department) Brandon Price (source: Knox County Sheriff's Department)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A man, found sleeping in the parking lot of a Walmart store in South Knoxville, was arrested Monday morning after two mobile meth labs were discovered in his vehicle.

Officers say Brandon Price, 27, is charged with initiation of process of manufacturing methamphetamine.

Police were called to the Walmart on Chapman Highway around 7:19 a.m. on a call of a possible sick person inside a vehicle.

Officers were able to wake up the man inside, and while making sure he was okay, they discovered two one-pot mobile meth labs as well as numerous items used in the manufacture of methamphetamine.

Members of the Knoxville Police Department responded to the scene and safely dismantled the meth labs.

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