Five arrested in Pekin Meth Bust; one jailed for battery

Five arrested in Pekin Meth Bust; one jailed for battery

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Six were arrested in Pekin Tuesday on Meth-related charges and battery.

According to Chief Deputy Sheriff Roger Newlon, while serving arrest warrants at 291 East State Road 60, in Pekin, at approximately 7:05 a.m. Tuesday, officers located working meth labs inside the home.

The house was about 8 houses down from Newlon’s Grocery in Pekin. MUG SHOTS 1

According to the news release, a search warrant was executed by the Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab Team and the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.

Arrested on warrants at the Pekin address were:

  • Clayton Rogers, 46, Floyd County, on a warrant for possession of Meth, possession of syringes and possession of precursors.
  • Cody Rogers, 18, Washington County, on a warrant for intimidation and criminal mischief.
  • Jennie Kemp, 19, Washington County, for battery.
  • Zackery Rogers, 18, Washington County, on a warrant for intimidation, criminal recklessness and criminal mischief.
  • Also arrested at the scene was Jerry White for visiting a common nuisance.

 

At another residence in Pekin, Albert Hardin, 23, was arrested on a Washington County warrant for criminal mischief.

As a result of the search warrant and evidence obtained, those involved were charged as follows:

  • Clayton Rogers; charged with Manufacturing Meth, (A Felony); Dealing, (A Felony); Possession of Meth (B Felony); Possession of a Precursor (D Felony); Maintaining a Common Nuisance (D Felony); and Possession of Paraphernalia (A Misdemeanor)
  • Jerry White; charged with Manufacturing Meth (A Felony)
  • Cody Rogers; Aiding in Manufacturing of Meth (A Felony); Dealing (A Felony)
  • Zackery Rogers; Aiding in Manufacturing of Meth (A Felony); Dealing (A Felony)
  • Albert Hardin; Aiding in Manufacturing of Meth (A Felony)

 

Newlon said the investigation is continuing and further charges and arrests are pending.