Palatine man charged after police find meth lab in motel room

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

GRAYSLAKE, Ill. (WLS) -- A Palatine man is facing several charges after police say they found a meth lab in his motel room.

Martin Bloomberg, 40, was arrested at the Comfort Suites in Grayslake Monday night.

Police say they found meth and chemicals related to meth production in Bloomberg's room.

Motel guests had to leave the building as police and fire officials cleaned up the scene.

Editorial Note: A previous version of this story included a gallery with mugshots that may have been improperly credited to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office or improperly identified offenders as methamphetamine users. The gallery has been removed.