Children present when meth arrests made

Posted: 25th January 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) – The Indiana State Police Meth Task Force dismantled a meth lab in a Bloomington home Wednesday night where four children were present.

Troopers responded to the 1000 block of North Summit Street after running an investigation that led to the locations of reaction vessels, items used to manufacture methamphetamine, methamphetamine and paraphernalia used to ingest methamphetamine, according to a release.



Investigators removed hazardous chemicals from the residence that were combined to produce meth.

Inside the home were four children, who ranged in ages from 5 months old to 4 years old.

They were placed in protective custody by Child Protective Services.

Arrested was Joshua Scroggins, 27, Misty Chambers, 21, and Dale McCutchen, 29.

Scroggins and Chambers face preliminary charges of manufacturing methamphetamine in a government housing complex, a Class A felony, possession of precursors with intent to manufacture methamphetamine, a Class D felony, maintaining a common nuisance, a Class D felony, possession of methamphetamine, a Class D felony, four counts of neglect of a dependant, a Class D felony, and possession of paraphernalia a Class A misdemeanor.

McCutchen faces a preliminary charge of visiting a common nuisance, a Class A misdemeanor.


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