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Men arrested after clan lab found at Kent Town

13 Apr 2019 6:14pm

Police have arrested two men following a drug search at Kent Town last night.

Just after 9pm on Friday 12 April, police, acting on information from the public, searched a property on Rundle Street and uncovered a clandestine drug laboratory.

The two men, who were at the property at the time, were both charged with manufacture a controlled drug. A 42-year-old from Kent Town was refused bail to appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on Monday while a 38-year-old from Kensington was bailed to appear in the same court on 22 May.

Clandestine drug labs and the chemicals associated are dangerous environments so police urge anyone with information about the manufacture of illegal drugs to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at You can remain anonymous.  Signs that a drug lab may be operating in your area include:

- drawn curtains during daylight

- persons carrying laboratory glassware into the premises

- extensive and excessive security systems

- frequent visitors to premises who only stay for short periods of time

- chemical smells

- chemical/fertiliser/empty pill/capsule containers in rubbish

- pool cleaning equipment when there is no swimming pool