A stroll, a meth lab and an arrest

Posted: 31st August 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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LEE COUNTY, IOWA — A Keokuk man is in jail after investigators watched him shaking a portable meth lab walking down the street.

Robert Edward Williams, 30, was arrested Wednesday after a brief struggle.

The Lee County Narcotics Task Force said that it was investigating Williams in connection with methamphetamine manufacturing in Lee County.

 

 

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 Robert Edward Williams, 30, of Keokuk

 

A task force investigator observed Williams walking in the 400 block of Bank Street. The investigator noticed that he was shaking what is known “shake and bake” lab in a small vessel.

Williams is charged with manufacture of methamphetamine in excess of five grams within one thousand feet of a public park, a class B felony with a special five year enhancement. He is also charged with interference with official acts, a simple misdemeanor.

If convicted, Williams faces up to 30 years and 30 days in a state correctional facility.

The Lee County Attorney’s Office and the Keokuk Police Department assisted the Lee County Narcotics Task Force in this investigation.

 

 

 

http://www.connecttristates.com/news/story.aspx?id=794974

 

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