by Denise Donley
9 months, 1 week ago by Denise Donley
Two residents were arrested on meth charges
A search warrant Thursday evening resulted in the seizure of a shake and
bake methamphetamine laboratory.
The West Central Illinois Task Force and the Adams County Sheriff's Office began the investigation with a traffic stop in the 300 block of Broadway at approximately 7:00 p.m. The traffic stop resulted in the arrest of Brittanny R. Stratman, age 20 of 309 Locust for outstanding Adams County warrants for FTA -Domestic Battery, and FTA- Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Improper Lane Usage.
The investigation lead to a search at 309 Locust. Stratman was arrested for new charges of Methamphetamine Conspiracy and Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Material.
A second resident of 309 Locust, Dustin D. Ellis,19, was arrested for Methamphetamine Conspiracy and Methamphetamine Precursor. Stratman and Ellis were both transported to the Adams County Jail where they were lodged.
The Illinois State Police Meth Response Team was utilized to discard of
the lab materials.