A Calimesa man suspected of running a meth lab out of his house was behind bars Monday, police and jail records indicated.
55-year-old Rick Lee Littrel was taken into cusody on Thursday when Yucaipa Detectives served an arrest warrant in the 1000 block of California Street in the City of Calimesa, according to sheriff's Deputy Danny Rice.
When deputies were at the location– not only did they find Lee, but they also discovered "an active methamphetamine lab along with metamphetamine for sales," Rice said.
Narcotics detectives responded, and the Calimesa man was ultimately arrested for possession for sales of a controlled substance and manufacturing methamphetamine, according to Rice.
He was taken to the Central Detention Center in San Bernardino, and booked on $500,000 bail, according to jail records. An arraignment was scheduled for Monday afternoon.