3 arrested for meth lab


By Eddie Mowen Jr. - emowen@civitasmedia.com



B. Michael


Preble County Sheriff’s Office

Colclasure


Preble County Sheriff’s Office

J. Michael


Preble County Sheriff’s Office

In this PCSO investigation photo, units prepare to dismantle the meth lab in Camden Friday morning, July 1. Clandestine Lab Technicians from the Preble County Sheriff’s Office processed the scene and rendered all chemicals safe for disposal.


Preble County Sheriff’s Office

CAMDEN — Three Camden residents, including one in his late teens, were arrested Friday, July 1, following the discovery of a methamphetamine operation at a residence in the village.

According to Preble County Sheriff Mike Simpson, deputies with the Preble County Sheriff’s Office and the Camden Police Division executed a search warrant at 4:30 a.m. Friday morning at 101 Jetta Drive in Camden.

Simpson noted, investigators had received information that methamphetamine was being manufactured at the residence.

During the search of the residence, equipment and chemicals used in the methamphetamine manufacturing process was located, according to Simpson. “Investigators also located suspected liquid methamphetamine as well,” he said.

Deputies arrested three adults who were in the residence, and all were transported and housed in the Preble County Jail on various charges.

Those arrested included James J. Michael, 44, of the Jetta Drive address; Bobbie J. Michael, also 44, of Camden; and Jacob Colclasure, 19, of Camden.

James Michael was charged with illegal manufacture of drugs, a second-degree felony; possession of chemicals to manufacture drugs, a third-degree felony; having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a fourth-degree misdemeanor.

Bobbie Michael faces charges including illegal manufacture of drugs, a second-degree felony; possession of chemicals to manufacture drugs, a third-degree felony; having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a fourth-degree misdemeanor.

Colclasure was charged with charges which include illegal manufacture of drugs, a second-degree felony; possession of chemicals to manufacture drugs, a third-degree felony and possession of drug paraphernalia, a fourth-degree misdemeanor.

James and Bobbie Michael are both currently under indictment for felony drug charges in Preble County Common Pleas Court, and as such were prohibited from possessing firearms. According to Simpson, investigators located several firearms in the Jetta Drive residence.

Clandestine Lab Technicians from the Preble County Sheriff’s Office processed the scene and rendered all chemicals safe for disposal, Simpson said.

Investigators were assisted on the scene by the Camden Somers Township Fire & EMS.

B. Michael
http://registerherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_1PCSO_Bobbie-J-Michael.jpgB. Michael Preble County Sheriff’s Office

Colclasure
http://registerherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_1PCSO_Jacob-Colclasure.jpgColclasure Preble County Sheriff’s Office

J. Michael
http://registerherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_1PCSO_James-Michael.jpgJ. Michael Preble County Sheriff’s Office

In this PCSO investigation photo, units prepare to dismantle the meth lab in Camden Friday morning, July 1. Clandestine Lab Technicians from the Preble County Sheriff’s Office processed the scene and rendered all chemicals safe for disposal.
http://registerherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_1PCSOMeth.jpgIn this PCSO investigation photo, units prepare to dismantle the meth lab in Camden Friday morning, July 1. Clandestine Lab Technicians from the Preble County Sheriff’s Office processed the scene and rendered all chemicals safe for disposal. Preble County Sheriff’s Office

By Eddie Mowen Jr.

emowen@civitasmedia.com

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or on Twitter @emowen_RH.

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or on Twitter @emowen_RH.

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