5 months, 3 weeks ago by Bryan Nichols
41 year old James L. Barnd is charged with meth-related crimes and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon
An early morning raid conducted Thursday on the north side of Quincy has resulted in the seizure of a shake and bake meth lab and one arrest.
According to police, the raid resulted in the seizure of a shake and bake methamphetamine laboratory. Officers with the Adams County Sheriffs Office Special Response Team served the warrant at 901 1/2 N. 12th Street for the West Central Illinois Task Force. Arrested during the warrant was resident James L. Barnd, age 41.
Officers seized the lab, methamphetamine, cannabis, stun guns, and drug paraphernalia. Barnd was arrested without incident and was transported to the Adams County Jail were he was lodged on a class X felony of Aggravated Participation in Methamphetamine Production. Barnd was also arrested for Unlawful Possession of Meth Manufacturing Material, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon, and a warrant from Morgan County for failure to appear on a previous drug charge.
The Illinois State Police Methamphetamine Response Team was utilized to dispose of the meth making materials.
Barnd is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.