Seven law enforcement groups, including U.S. DEA, respond to alleged Waverly meth lab

By Gary Scott on March 18, 2016 at 10:21am

Two Waverly residents are in custody after the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says it busted an active meth lab yesterday.

Thirty-two-year-old Sarah Stone and 58-year-old Gerald Stone, both of Waverly, were booked at the Morgan County Jail for aggravated participation in methamphetamine manufacturing, possession of meth-manufacturing materials, use of property to violate the Meth Control Act, and possession of the drug.

Gerald Stone was also booked for disposal of meth-manufacturing waste.

Morgan County Chief Deputy Mike Carmody says at around 11 a.m. on Thursday, a number of law enforcement groups, including the county sheriff’s office, Jacksonville Police Department Special Response Team, JPD K-9, Central Illinois Enforcement Group, Illinois State Police Meth Response Team, ISP Air Ops and United States Drug Enforcement Agency conducted a search warrant at the Stone residence at 109 Union Road in rural Waverly.

Carmody says an active meth lab and meth-manufacturing materials were discovered on the property, and the Stones, who are husband and wife, were arrested and transported to the jail in Jacksonville without incident.

Carmody says remainders from previous meth-operations was found outside in a shed. He says there was no finished product located. The exact amount of material seized is still being determined.