Two arrested as Lemmon Valley home investigated for meth lab

Patrick Flannigan, left, and Ernest Villareal, Washoe County jail booking photos.
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LEMMON VALLEY, Nev. (KOLO)-- A Nevada Division of Parole and Probation visit to a home in Lemmon Valley Thursday night led to the arrest of two men and a hazardous materials call for a possible methamphetamine laboratory.

Authorities still had not said Friday what chemicals they found in the 300 block of West Patrician Drive near Lemmon Valley Elementary School.

The Parole and Probation went to the home on a report of a person not being in compliance. Patrick Flannigan, 52, was arrested for a probation violation. Ernest Villareal, 52, was arrested on a warrant that he missed a court appearance. Both remained in custody at the Washoe County jail on Friday afternoon.

Part of West Patrician Drive was closed while the hazmat team responded and authorities asked people in the area to remain in their homes.

Several fire agencies and law enforcement agencies responded.

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The scene near West Patrician Drive as emergency crews respond to a hazardous materials situation. Photo by George Guthrie/KOLO