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CAHOKIA • A couple face charges after police say they were caught operating a rolling meth lab Friday.

According to court documents, Paul and Nicole Deaton were charged with one count each of aggravated participation in methamphetamine manufacturing and unlawful possession of meth manufacturing materials.

According to police, Paul Deaton, 35, lives in the 700 block of West Park Road in Union, and Nicole Deaton, 30, lives in the 500 block of South Metter Avenue in Columbia, Ill.

The two were taken into custody after a Cahokia officer discovered the pair with ammonium nitrate, muriatic acid and lithium batteries in a vehicle. The items are used in making methamphetamine.

Both are being held in the St. Clair County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bail.


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