Investigators from the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office and the Madison County Sheriff’s Office joined forces on Thursday 10/14/2011 and conducted an operation in Perry about manufacturing methamphetamine. Sheriff Williams of Taylor County and Sheriff Stewart of Madison County have expressed concern about the growing problem of manufacturing and use of methamphetamine, which led to this operation.
Unmarked vehicles were utilized to observe activities of potential targets and once probable cause was established the subjects were contacted by law enforcement.
At the conclusion of the operation seven arrests had been made for charges of Attempt to Manufacture Methamphetamine, and Possession of Listed Chemicals. All seven are being held at the Taylor County Jail.
w/f Rachel Blanton 18 years old held on 500,000 bond
w/m Jesse Dawson 27 years old held on no bond
w/m Michael Hill 28 years old held on no bond
w/f Kayla Layne 22 years old held on 500,000 bond
w/f Amanda Shiver 19 years old held on no bond
w/m Robert Wimberly 53 years old held on no bond
w/m Johnny Young 21 years old held on 500,000 bond