Saturday, October 23, 2010

Marchman Act Blog: Drug Lab Found in Georgetown Dorm, 3 Arrested

Only two months into the school year and already we can rely on college students to break the drudgery of a slow fall day. Early this morning, a Georgetown University dormitory was evacuated after MPD discovered a suspected drug lab. Initial reports indicate that around 6:15 a.m. a hazmat team was called to Harbin Hall for a strange odor on the ninth floor. After 400 students, mostly freshmen, were evacuated investigators found a large stash of chemicals thought to be used for making methamphetamines in one of the top-floor rooms. Although no drugs were found by MPD, campus officials later said the lab was not used for making meth, but rather Dimethyltryptamine (DMT-hallucinogenic) and that three arrests have been made.

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