Meigs County Sheriff Keith O. Wood reports on January 21, 2015 deputies conducted a search warrant on Bucktown Rd, Racine after receiving information that methamphetamine was being manufactured at a residence. Upon arrival deputies located Terri L. Carmichael (Age 57 of Racine) Mark W. Russell (Age 42 of Portland) and Susan G. Evans (Age 42 of Portland) in the residence using methamphetamine. All three individuals were then taken into custody and searched at which time a loaded handgun and methamphetamine was located on Russell. During a search of the residence and vehicles two one pot methamphetamine labs were located as well as numerous chemicals to produce methamphetamine. The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on the scene by the Middleport Police Department, Racine Volunteer Fire Department, and Meigs County Emergency Medical Services.
Carmichael and Evans are currently being housed at the Middleport Jail on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and possessing chemicals to produce methamphetamine.
Russell is also being held at the Middleport Jail on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, possessing chemicals to produce methamphetamine, and possessing a firearm under disability.
Sheriff Wood also advises deputies have been locating discarded one pot methamphetamine labs along roadways in Meigs County and would like to remind citizens that if they spot any type of suspicious bottle or devices to contact the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office at 740-992-3371.