Police: Man Busted With Meth Lab In Hospital Emergency Room

The Dover Police Department arrested a Smyrna man on drug charges after it was discovered that he was in possession of materials related to the manufacturing of crystal methamphetamine, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman, said Christopher Honaker, 41, was in the emergency room of Kent General Hospital with an acquaintance at approximately 5:51 on Monday afternoon, November 12th. During that time, hospital staff discovered that a backpack belonging to Honaker contained materials and contents consistent with manufacturing methamphetamine, according to Hoffman.

Hospital staff notified the Dover Police Department who confirmed what the contents were. Honaker was arrested without incident. A further search of the backpack led to the discovery of approximately 108.4 gram of suspected methamphetamine.

Honaker was committed to SCI in default of $40,500 secured bond on the following charges:
-Operation of a Clandestine Lab
-Possession of Methamphetamine (Tier 5 Qty)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

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