QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) -- A tip leads to a meth bust and five people arrested in Quincy.
Agents from West Central Illinois Task Force, Illinois State Police Meth Response Team and the Adams County Sheriff's Department went to 915 Lind at 2:40 p.m. Thursday afternoon after receiving a tip of possible meth related activity.
While speaking to an occupant of the residence, officers observed items used in the manufacture of meth.
After seizing the items, officers received consent to search the residence. That revealed numerous items used in the manufacture of meth and evidence of at least three meth cooks.
In addition to the lab, agents located meth precursors, drug paraphernalia, meth manufacturing materials, and a small amount of finished meth and cannabis.
The Quincy Animal Control Officer was called to the scene to remove two cats and one dog.
27-year-old Jesse Bridgeman of 915 Lind, 28-year-old Marsha Baker of Hull, and 22-year-old Jessica Bowman of 915 Lind are all charged with participation in meth manufacturing, possession of meth manufacturing material, and possession of meth manufacturing waste.
23-year-old Lucas Powell of 915 Lind and 18-year-old Erika Rost of Quincy were charged with possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Bridgeman, Bowman and Baker were lodged at the Adams County Jail. Powell and Rost were released pending a court date.
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