Miss. man injured in explosion of meth lab

Published 2:35 pm Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Ocean Springs police say a man injured in a meth lab explosion at a local motel is expected to face a felony charge of meth manufacturing.

Police Lt. John Flowers says the meth lab exploded around 6 p.m. Monday resulting in injuries to the suspect, 30-year-old as Joshua Galjour.

Police called agents with the Narcotics Task Force of Jackson County to question Galjour, who was taken to a Gulfport hospital for treatment. City building officials temporarily shut the motel down because of potential contamination.

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