CHARLES CITY — Police in Charles City are searching for the owner of a backpack containing items used to make methamphetamine.
A resident spotted the abandoned backpack and called police about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Police Chief Hugh Anderson said it was off the Charley Western trail in a wooded area behind Charles Street.
It contained items officers believe were used to make meth.
“Basically a discarded meth lab,” Anderson said.
No arrests have been made.