Richmond RCMP investigating suspicious fire at clandestine drug laboratory
Mar 5, 2020
Shortly before 2:30 pm on March 4, 2020, frontline Richmond RCMP officers responded to the 6900 block of Elmbridge Way to assist Richmond-Fire Rescue with a structure fire at a building complex.
After the fire was extinguished, evidence surfaced that the origins may have been a clandestine drug laboratory.
Police have arrested a 30-year old man. He is from Richmond and is known to police.
The Richmond RCMP Organized Crime Unit has assumed conduct of the investigation with assistance from the BC RCMP Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response (CLEAR) Team.
If anyone has information on this incident, please contact Richmond RCMP at 604-278-1212 or by email at Richmond_Tips@rcmp-grc.gc.ca and quote police file # 2020-6951.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Corporal Dennis Hwang
Media Relations Officer
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