Two arrested on meth charges in Monterey
Friday, 04 August 2017 00:57

MONTEREY - Deputies from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, following up on a tip Wednesday (Aug. 2), located a “one-pot” methamphetamine lab at a residence in the 7900 block of North Lake Street, near Monterey.

Two adults were arrested at the scene on charges related to dealing and manufacturing methamphetamine.

Charged were Herman Maxon, 65, of Monterey, and Amy Shelton, 33, of Knox. Maxon and Shelton were booked into the Pulaski County Jail.

Deputies had received information of subjects at the house manufacturing methamphetamine. Upon arrival at the residence police spoke with the homeowner, who was present, and obtained consent to search the home.

During the subsequent search, police found an active “one-pot” methamphetamine lab, items used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia inside of the residence. The two adults located at the residence were taken into custody and later transported to the Pulaski County Jail.

Deputies requested the assistance of the Indiana State Police Methamp hetamine Suppression Section to assist with the investigation and to assist with the disposal of the hazardous materials related to the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

This investigation remains ongoing and additional arrests are expected.

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind the public that tips help deter crime and lead to arrests of criminals. A tip made to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office at 800-283-3341 can help stop methamphetamine use in Pulaski County.