Palm Springs man faces felony charges for honey oil lab explosion

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INDIO (CNS) - Felony charges were filed today against a man accused in a marijuana honey oil lab explosion in a Palm Springs apartment that left a woman with serious injuries. Ryan Martin, 25, of Palm Springs pleaded not guilty to one count each of causing a fire that caused great bodily injury and conspiracy to commit a crime. He's being held in lieu of $500,000 bail and is due back at the Larson Justice Center on Oct. 28 for a felony settlement conference. The explosion occurred in the 600 block of East Vista Chino Road around 4 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Palm Springs Police Department, which reported that investigators determined it was caused by a cigarette that had been lit during the manufacturing of honey oil. Martin and the 22-year-old unidentified woman got themselve
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