50-year-old Chesapeake man charged with manufacturing meth after traffic stop

Posted at 10:15 PM, Jul 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-23 14:30:53-04

Chesapeake, Va. – A 50-year-old Chesapeake man has been arrested and charged after police say they found items consistent with making meth inside of the vehicle he was driving.

On July 22nd at around 4:50 p.m., Chesapeake Police conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Sparrow and Providence Roads.

The man accused, Rodney Dean, had a revoked driver’s license police say.

Once police discovered the items consistent with making meth inside of the vehicle, HAZMAT crews were called to the scene to assist.

They rendered the area safe and Dean was then arrested and charged.

Court documents say Dean has lived in the community for 30 years and has worked as a carpenter, though recently he had no financial resources.

No other details have been released.