ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Two people were arrested when officers on a call noticed strong chemical odors coming from a nearby garage.
Police said around 1:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon, officers were in the 5400 block of Magnolia on an arrest attempt when they noticed a strong chemical smell coming from inside a garage. Officers immediately removed themselves and two suspects from the area.
Police notified the fire department and a Hazardous Materials Unit responded. The unit entered the garage and was able to declare the scene environmentally safe. Narcotics detectives investigated the scene and found evidence of a prior meth lab, however, did not observe any active materials.
A 50-year old man and a 46-year old woman were taken into custody on outstanding warrants. Police did not say if the warrants were drug related.