Police arrest two accused of stealing anhydrous ammonia

By Heartland News

SALINE COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Police arrested two men in Saline County accused of trying to steam anhydrous ammonia which is commonly used to make meth.

The Saline County Sheriff's Department says 54-year-old Frank McCree and 39-year-old Clinton Crabtree tried to steal the chemical from a tank at a local fertilizer dealer last night.

But at the same time two saline county deputies were watching the area and say the two, and saw one of them get out of a truck and climb onto the tank.

Both face at least five drug charges each.

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