Two arrested in meth bust; DCFS notified as children were present
8 months, 1 week ago
On Wednesday at 11:00 p.m., the Adams County Sheriffs Office, the Quincy Police Department, and the Illinois State Police assisted the West Central Illinois Task Force with the service of a search warrant at 1238 N. 26th Street in Quincy. The warrant was served as part of an on going methamphetamine investigation.
Master Sergeant Patrick Frazier with the task force reports that agents seized an active shake and bake methamphetamine laboratory, methamphetamine, and numerous components used in the production process.
Bradley N. Nieders, 31, was taken into custody while in the process of manufacturing methamphetamine in the garage. Nieders was arrested for Unlawful Participation in the Production of Methamphetamine.
Also arrested during the service of the warrant was another resident of that address, Amber K. L. Barger, 26. Barger was arrested on the charge of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Both subjects were lodged in the Adams County Jail.
The Illinois State Police Meth Response Team responded to the scene to dispose of the hazardous materials. Two children that were present in the residence were turned over to a family member. Agents reported the incident to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and an investigation will be initiated.