Riverside Police Department Press Release

For Immediate Release
  Date Sunday , June 24, 2007
  Contact Detective Jeff Spencer
  Phone (951) 353-7215

Clandestine lab discovered at scene of structure fire

Riverside, Ca- On June 24, 2007 at about 1230 hours, the Riverside Fire Department responded to a structure fire at a residence located at 2090 Hathaway Place. No injuries were reported as a result of the fire. Fire personnel quickly determined the point of origin to have been inside of the garage where a clandestine lab was discovered.

The Riverside Police Technical Services Unit and Narcotics Investigators responded and initiated a criminal investigation. At this point, investigators have determined the clandestine lab was capable of producing large quantities of methamphetamine. No arrests have been made as of yet. However the investigation is continuing. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Detective Jeff Spencer at (951) 353-7215 or RPD Dispatch at (951) 787-7911.