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Detectives searched a man’s car after he and another man bought several items used to make methamphetamine at a Wentzville store.

Jonathan Bacott, 28, was charged Tuesday with attempting to make methamphetamine. Bacott’s last known address is in the 800 block of Larkspur Lane in O’Fallon.


The second man has not been charged.

St. Charles County Regional Drug Task Force detectives said they received a report that Bacott and another man bought a variety of items used to make meth at the Wentzville Schnuck’s store, 1960 Wentzville Parkway. Detectives said they recognized Bacott’s name and address from other ongoing meth investigations.

After searching Bacott, detectives said they found a baggie with marijuana and a pen shaft with white powder residue, later found to be meth. A search of his car discovered pseudoephedrine, camp fuel, muriatic acid, and a variety of other chemicals and ingredients used to make meth.

Bacott posted 10 percent of a $50,000 bond and was released from St. Charles County jail Tuesday.



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