Clandestine laboratories located

Police have located two clandestine laboratories within the Midwest this week.

Police were tipped off about a quantity of chemicals and gas bottles located in the river bed near the Moonyoonooka Bridge on Allen Road on Sunday, May 11.

On Wednesday, May 14th, a local resident observed a backpack on Georgina Road in Greenough and upon inspection located items he believed to be consistent with the manufacture of prohibited drugs. The resident moved the backpack to a more secluded location and contacted local Police.

With regards to both incidents, police attended and secured the scene, whilst officers from Geraldton Detectives commenced inquiries with assistance from the Organised Crime Squad.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000 or local detectives on 9923 4555.