Finally

Waterloo, IL

#1 Jun 8, 2012
The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department on Thursday announced that five persons have been charged in connection with a mobile meth lab found behind a house at 2333 Old State Route 3 in East Carondelet.

Capt. Steve Johnson said a deputy was called there on May 23, after the homeowner of that property said she had allowed family members and friends to stay at her house and "became suspicious of their activities."

While her children had been playing outside, she told police they had heard a loud “boom” in the woods, and the homeowner’s 8-year-old child located a duffle bag in the woods containing materials used to manufacture methamphetamine.

"After checking the woods behind the house, they located a mobile meth lab," Johnson said.

The St. Clair County Drug Tactical Unit and Illinois State Police Meth Response Team responded to process and contain the lab. These officers then went to the residence of the subject suspected of making the meth lab. The subject, Justin Cruse, 28, of Dupo (top right photo), was already on parole for manufacturing meth. A search of Cruse's residence uncovered several items used to make the illegal drug. Cruse was taken into custody at the St. Clair County Jail.

Other subjects believed to have manufactured meth with Cruse were also rounded up with the help of Dupo police.

In addition to Cruse, others charged with participating in meth manufacturing, possession of meth manufacturing materials and possession of methamphetamine are Alexis McGeehan, 19, of Affton, Mo.; David W. Wilkerson, 21, of Dupo; Terry A. Grissom, 47, of Dupo; and Charles V. Grissom, 25, of Columbia.

Cruse remains in jail on $250,000 bond. Both of the Grissoms also remain in jail. Wilkerson posted bond and has been released from jail. McGeehan has an active arrest warrant but is not yet in custody.
tim

Euless, TX

#2 Jun 8, 2012
Typical dupo
Laser Lady

Kansas City, MO

#3 Jun 8, 2012
tim wrote:
Typical dupo
Hmmmmm - if I'm not mistaken, there was a meth lab taken down on south Main Street in Columbia long before they started showing up in Dupo.
white man

Saint Louis, MO

#4 Jun 8, 2012
tim wrote:
Typical dupo
Please tell me which one of these dumbassss are from dupo. I'm pretty sure none of them are. Hell it says that bitchie live in Columbia.
hate dope heads

Waterloo, IL

#5 Jun 8, 2012
Ughhhhh does it matter?! Stupid meth head hoosiers. I don't care where they are, let's just keep finding them and locking their sorry A's up. Maybe we will be able to keep C-town meth free.
Interesting part

Waterloo, IL

#6 Jun 8, 2012
While the police are worrying about marijuana, meth and DUIs, Heroin is taking over Columbia. Look on the bright side though, these addicts will end up killing themselves.
always could b worse

Waterloo, IL

#7 Jun 8, 2012
Interesting part wrote:
While the police are worrying about marijuana, meth and DUIs, Heroin is taking over Columbia. Look on the bright side though, these addicts will end up killing themselves.
I used to think heroin was the worst out there.(Not that it isn't still tragic) But now people take fake bath salt crack and eat people's faces off zombie style.

I'm glad the police worry about meth and Dui's too, whatever can help save an innocent life.

I like to think that marijuana is not looked at as harshly, I've never heard of anyone beating their wife while high on weed.. just stupid teenagers leaving their babies on the roof of their car because they are too stupid to handle being a parent. If they would regulate weed like they try to do with alcohol, the world would be a happier place.
pathetic

Waterloo, IL

#8 Jun 8, 2012
Well...one could say what a group of total idiots these drug dealers are. Then, some one that makes an idiot look like a genious, takes her purse with brewing meth into a Walmart with the intention of shoplifting. Besides being dangerous, this drug must render someone totally stupid.
Black Power

Benton, IL

#9 Jun 9, 2012
white man wrote:
<quoted text>
Please tell me which one of these dumbassss are from dupo. I'm pretty sure none of them are. Hell it says that bitchie live in Columbia.
Read the original post agin, if you can hold your attention to something that long cracker. And you will plainly see where two of the men are from Dupo. You lazy white a$$ might haves to read its a couples ofs times to gets it, but its there. Typical white Columbia, I'm better than you, trailer trash.
white man

Saint Louis, MO

#10 Jun 9, 2012
Black Power wrote:
<quoted text>Read the original post agin, if you can hold your attention to something that long cracker. And you will plainly see where two of the men are from Dupo. You lazy white a$$ might haves to read its a couples ofs times to gets it, but its there. Typical white Columbia, I'm better than you, trailer trash.
This shows how ignorant you are. I'm from dupo and my name by no means is racially motivated. Just because someone resides in dupo, Columbia or affton, mo doesn't mean they are from the places stated above. I suggest you do a little more than read before you waiste your time and mine by replying. Oh look I said all that without being derogatory with the exception of your ignorance. That just means you didn't get a proper education and that terrible. So sorry.
Black Power

Benton, IL

#11 Jun 9, 2012
How ignorant I am. I'm not the dumass who blew off at the keyboard about how you were sure none were from Dupo and it says that right there that 2 were.
one dollar

Saint Louis, MO

#12 Jun 9, 2012
Black Power wrote:
How ignorant I am. I'm not the dumass who blew off at the keyboard about how you were sure none were from Dupo and it says that right there that 2 were.
Examples of your ignorance:

1. How ignorant I am.

2. Dumbass is spelled with a b.

3. Your inability to restrain your emotions while trying to have a conversation, an online conversation for that matter. You could have used spell check and also took a minute to think about a better rebuttal than calling me a dumbass.

4. I simply asked a question even using the word please so if you would have read my comment maybe it would have helped you out rather than show your ignorance for the second time.
Black Power

Benton, IL

#13 Jun 9, 2012
white man wrote:
<quoted text>
Please tell me which one of these dumbassss are from dupo. I'm pretty sure none of them are. Hell it says that bitchie live in Columbia.
Your question dumass
Black Power

Benton, IL

#14 Jun 9, 2012
Finally wrote:
The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department on Thursday announced that five persons have been charged in connection with a mobile meth lab found behind a house at 2333 Old State Route 3 in East Carondelet.
Capt. Steve Johnson said a deputy was called there on May 23, after the homeowner of that property said she had allowed family members and friends to stay at her house and "became suspicious of their activities."
While her children had been playing outside, she told police they had heard a loud “boom” in the woods, and the homeowner’s 8-year-old child located a duffle bag in the woods containing materials used to manufacture methamphetamine.
"After checking the woods behind the house, they located a mobile meth lab," Johnson said.
The St. Clair County Drug Tactical Unit and Illinois State Police Meth Response Team responded to process and contain the lab. These officers then went to the residence of the subject suspected of making the meth lab. The subject, Justin Cruse, 28, of Dupo (top right photo), was already on parole for manufacturing meth. A search of Cruse's residence uncovered several items used to make the illegal drug. Cruse was taken into custody at the St. Clair County Jail.
Other subjects believed to have manufactured meth with Cruse were also rounded up with the help of Dupo police.
In addition to Cruse, others charged with participating in meth manufacturing, possession of meth manufacturing materials and possession of methamphetamine are Alexis McGeehan, 19, of Affton, Mo.; David W. Wilkerson, 21, of Dupo; Terry A. Grissom, 47, of Dupo; and Charles V. Grissom, 25, of Columbia.
Cruse remains in jail on $250,000 bond. Both of the Grissoms also remain in jail. Wilkerson posted bond and has been released from jail. McGeehan has an active arrest warrant but is not yet in custody.
Look a couple of lines up. 2 people from dupo. Douchebag. Oh and at the end of your stupid question about if any were from Dupo. No question mark.
Laser Lady

Waterloo, IL

#15 Jun 9, 2012
Black Power wrote:
<quoted text>Look a couple of lines up. 2 people from dupo. Douchebag. Oh and at the end of your stupid question about if any were from Dupo. No question mark.
I am the same age as the older Grissom, and having lived in Dupo until 15 years go, I can guarantee that he is not "from Dupo" (as that term is used in The Independent). ;-)
Laser Lady

Waterloo, IL

#16 Jun 9, 2012
Oops! That was supposed to be "years ago", not years go. My proofreading is a little lax today.
white man

Saint Louis, MO

#17 Jun 9, 2012
Black Power wrote:
<quoted text>Look a couple of lines up. 2 people from dupo. Douchebag. Oh and at the end of your stupid question about if any were from Dupo. No question mark.
Just because it says they live in dupo doesnt mean theyre from dupo. Stop it you moron. If you haven't figured that out yet then you are a complete idiot. My two year old would have picked up on this already. Dumbass.
so tired of it

Columbia, IL

#18 Jun 11, 2012
only a person that lives for attention would make this into a personal "hooray" for herself on facebook......

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