Two charged with making methamphetamine

Posted: 16th June 2011 by Doc in Uncategorized
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MOUNT VERNON, Ind. — Two Posey County residents are facing charges related to manufacturing methamphetamine after officers of the Posey County Narcotics Unit and other area law enforcement agencies found an active meth lab at their rural Ranch Road residence Monday night.

The narcotics unit had obtained a search warrant for the residence in the 11,000 block of Ranch Road in connection with an ongoing methamphetamine investigation.

Serving the warrant about 10 p.m., with assistance from Indiana State Police, sheriff’s officers and Poseyville and New Harmony police, the officers observed a man leaving the area in a vehicle. A woman and two small children were inside the residence, which contained the working meth lab.

Cassandra Lannan, 24, was arrested on preliminary charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of two or more precursors with intent to manufacture, possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance and neglect of a child.

The two children were turned over to the custody of he Indiana Child and Family Services.

Marrs Township Fire Department and Posey County EMS were summoned to assist while officers dismantled the meth lab.

A short while later, Kevin Lannan, 28, the driver of the car seen leaving the area, was located and arrested in Evansville on Posey County charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of precursors, possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a common nuisance.

Both were lodged in the Posey County Jail where bond for Cassandra Lannan was set at $30,000 cash and Kevin Lannan at $50,000 cash.—15a0xposeymeth-brf/

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