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Rockford Police arrest 4 after portable meth lab found in car

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Phillip Mengwasser Phillip Mengwasser
Daniel Portwine Daniel Portwine
Amanda Personette Amanda Personette
Samantha Viel Samantha Viel
ROCKFORD (WREX) -

Four people face charges after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a portable methamphetamine manufacturing apparatus in their vehicle.

The vehicle was pulled over at the intersection of South Madison and Walnut Streets after police witnessed the driver committing a traffic violation at Madison and East State. During the investigation, officers found additional raw materials used to manufacture methamphetamine along with the portable manufacturing apparatus.

Members of the Drug Enforcement Administration and State Line Area Narcotics Team were called to help collect evidence and remove any contraband. The following people face charges:

  • Phillip M. Mengwasser, 37, Rockford - Possession of methamphetamine precursor, possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material, participation in methamphetamine manufacturing
  • Daniel C. Portwine, 32, Rockford - Possession of methamphetamine precursor, possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material, participation in methamphetamine manufacturing, improper lane usage, no front license plate, driving on a suspended license
  • Amanda R. Personette, 34, Rockford - Possession of methamphetamine precursor, possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material, participation in methamphetamine manufacturing
  • Samantha M. Viel, 30, Rockford - Possession of methamphetamine precursor, possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material, participation in methamphetamine manufacturing

 

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