James Frederick Divine, 32, of 8444 Countrywood Court in southern Warrick County and Brittany Redfield, 30, of Evansville face multiple charges. They were arrested by Warrick County Sheriff’s Office deputies at the Countrywood Court address, where Divine lives with his two young daughters. Boonville police assisted.
The authorities arrived with a search warrant at 9:30 a.m. and reported finding remnants of a clandestine methamphetamine lab, methamphetamine, a scale, several weapons and three containers of camping fuel commonly used in making the drug.
The two children, ages 3 and 5, were found unattended in the residence’s living room, deputies said.
Preliminary charges include possession of methamphetamine, manufacturing meth, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of paraphernalia. Divine also was charged with neglect of a dependent.
Redfield and Divine were lodged in the Warrick County Jail. Bond was not immediately set.
Warrick County Child Protective Services took custody of both children, and deputies said they would be given physical examinations.