POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Shoppers doing some last-minute Christmas shopping at a Wal-Mart in eastern Pennsylvania came across an unusual scene.
Members of a state police emergency team say a van was stocked like a mobile methamphetamine lab.READ MORE: Former Bordentown Police Chief Frank Nucera Sentencing Postponed For Medical Reasons
Saint Clair police discovered the Ford Windstar about 5 a.m. Sunday while investigating a hit-and-run crash in the Wal-Mart parking lot.
They say 39-year-old Felix Ferrer Jr. of Reading, was found sleeping inside the van that was struck by a hit-and-run driver. Police arrested him and the drug team removed the hazardous meth-making materials.READ MORE: 3 Men Injured Following Shooting Outside Illegal After-Hours Club In North Philadelphia, Police Say
Ferrer is facing felony drug charges from his arrest in Schuylkill County. Police say he also has bench warrants from drug charges in Berks County.
The Wal-Mart store stayed open during the ordeal but an area surrounding the van was closed off.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police Investigating Possible Shooting In North Philly After 10-Year-Old Boy Suffers Minor Lacerations
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