Kentville Police Discover Crystal Meth Lab

A complaint over a foul smell led to the arrest of a Kentville man and the discovery of a Crystal Meth Lab on Friday. Kentville Police and Fire department received a complaint about the odour from the owner of the North End Market Building on Mee Road around 8:30 pm. Police discovered drug production activity and toxic chemicals in the basement and evacuated the building. Specialized units of the RCMP and a Hazmat unit were called in to assist at the scene, which saw a heavy police presence well into Saturday. A 22-year-old Kentville man has been charged with unlawfully producing methamphetamine and remains in custody. He’s scheduled to appear in court tomorrow.