Monday, February 3, 2014

LCSO Locates 4 Manufacturing Methamphetamines

On January 31, 2014 the Levy County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division and Criminal Investigations Division located 4 individuals producing methamphetamine at a home located at 3491 NW 57 Court Chiefland, Fl. Arrested are John Solomon Hall W/M 12-19-70, Nicole Smart W/F 1-31-82, Calah Crandall W/F 6-31-89 and Paula Jerram W/F10-9-59. All are facing multiple charges including manufacturing and possession of methamphetamine with the intent to sell.

Units responded to this location while conducting follow up investigations into recently reported burglaries in the area. Investigators developed a lead that directed them to this location. It was suspected that the burglar used this home to sell or stash recently stolen property. While conducting their investigation, they discovered the occupants were involved in illegally manufacturing meth in the home and in shed on the property.

Levy County’s Drug Task Force investigators responded to assist with the investigation and recover the narcotics. The chemicals used to manufacture these types of drugs are extremely volatile and it requires specialized training to properly and safely recover them.


Lt. Scott Tummond
Criminal Investigations Division
Levy County Sheriff's Office
(352) 486-5111
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