10 months ago by Bob Gough
The Pike Sheriff's Department has arrested two Barry men for cooking meth near an elementary school
The Pike Sheriff's Department has arrested two Barry men for
cooking meth near an elementary school.
Deputies and officials with the West Central Illinois Drug Task Force
served a search warrant in the 200 block of Tremont Street in Barry,
Illinois Monday night.
Officials say they got the warrant after the Pike County Sheriff's
Department tracked the purchase of pseudoephedrine pills in Hannibal,
Mo. to a methamphetamine lab in a home. They immediately seized the
active meth lab and called in the Illinois State Police Meth Response
Team to dismantle the highly volatile lab.
Police arrested 57-year-old James A. Dolbeare and 28-year-old Chad A.
Dolbeare of Barry for meth charges and possession of ammunition by a
The lab was operating within 550 feet from the local grade school and
The Dolbeares are in the Pike County Jail and are being held without
bond pending court appearance.