Identity of suspect in rolling meth lab in Rockmart released

The identity of the man arrested by Rockmart authorities for having a rolling meth lab last week has been released. During a routine traffic stop on Thursday of last week, police wound up arresting 50 year old James Van Dover of an Old Cedartown Road address for having a rolling meth lab. According to Rockmart Police officials, Dover was pulled over in the Rockmart Ingle’s Parking Lot for not having a license plate on his car. Police say that after the older model Pontiac Bonneville was pulled over, police arrested Dover on a license violation and transported him to Polk County Jail. During the investigation of the vehicle after the initial arrest, Police found the components of an active rolling methamphetamine lab. The Polk County Drug Task Force was called in to secure the scene and collect evidence, while emergency personnel were on site as a precaution. Police also taped off the area just to be safe. An additional HAZMAT team was called to help with the cleanup. Dover faces additional drug charges in addition to the license violation following the discovery of the mobile rolling meth lab.