Washington County VA

Meth lab found in Walmart parking lot

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. - A shoplifting call led Washington County, Virginia authorities to a meth lab in the parking lot of Walmart.

According to Sheriff Fred Newman, 51-year-old Donald Wayne Russell was arrested after they say he tried to take over $2,000 in merchandise from the store.

He says that led officers to search for his vehicle where they found a one-pot lab an ingredients to make more meth.

Russell is facing several charges including manufacturing meth and shoplifting. He's in the Abingdon Regional Jail under a $12,000 bond.

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