ECTOR COUNTY - A man wanted by authorities in Ector County has been caught.
A day after their search for him lead to the discovery of a meth lab in West Odessa.
48-year-old Ralph Harlan Wiant was wanted for violating his probation.
51-year-old Richard Lynn Whitfield was arrested Monday night.
Deputies discovered he had a warrant out for drug posession.
He could face more charges after a search of his car turned up cocaine and drug paraphanelia.
Witfield just happened to be at a home on Navajo Monday night when deputies came by to arrest Wiant.
Deputies discovered what was left of a meth lab inside the house.
HAZ-MAT crews and the fire department were called in to clean up the chemicals.
So far, no one has been arrested in connection with the meth lab.