Police say Edgewater man was making methamphetamine in his basement

Valentine’s Day was not full of love for
one young Edgewater man. In fact, the 22-year-old was busted on this special day for making methamphetamine in his uncle’s basement according to The Baltimore Sun. Evidently, he chose the wrong basement.

Residents in a house nearby called Anne Arundel County Police complaining of a man who was acting in an unusual manner. After police arrived, they noticed an unusual chemical smell, and the man himself admitted he’d been making meth. Too much “Breaking Bad,” the show about a chemistry teacher who turns to meth-making for all the wrong or right reasons, depending on how you look at it, gives young men bad ideas, perhaps.

Police and fire fighters evacuated the area, as there were many combustible, dangerous chemicals in the basement. Residents were also treated for potential toxic exposure to dangerous materials. Meth making is a dangerous process, and in this case, the quality of the air was even checked to see if it was safe. It was safe.

The 22-year-old man is facing charges of possession of methamphetamine and illegally manufacturing a controlled dangerous substance.

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