Two arrested on meth charges
7 months, 3 weeks ago
Joseph Baker was arrested on outstanding charges and now faces new ones
Adams County Sheriff’s Officers and the West Central IL Drug Task Force were conducting a warrant investigation for Joseph Baker. Baker was wanted on 2 outstanding Adams County warrants on 2 pending cases: FTA Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine and Aggravated Participation in Methamphetamine Production.
Baker, 32 and listed as homeless, was located in a residence in the 2200 block of N 12th street. During the warrant investigation, evidence of suspected meth use and suspected meth manufacturing was discovered. Baker was arrested at the residence on the 2 warrants. He was also arrested on a new Aggravated Participation in Meth Manufacturing case stemming from the evidence discovered in the residence during the warrant investigation.
Ashlee Reed, 24, was also arrested on a traffic warrant as well as Aggravated Participation in Meth Production as a result of the investigation.
Both were lodged in the Adams County Jail without bond.