Two arrested for meth lab in Mulkeytown

Daphne L. Watts (Source: Franklin Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
Daphne L. Watts (Source: Franklin Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
William G. Bratu (Source: Franklin Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
William G. Bratu (Source: Franklin Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

MULKEYTOWN, IL (KFVS) - Police arrested two people from Mulkeytown after finding a meth lab Sunday afternoon.

A deputy noticed a chemical odor Sunday, March 6 at 12:40 a.m. while on duty.

Police found a meth lab and recovered about 570 grams of a substance containing methamphetamine and other material used in meth production.

Daphne L. Watts, 37, and William G. Bratu, 39, are charged with participation in methamphetamine manufacturing over 400 grams and less than 900 grams, possession of methamphetamine over 400 grams, possession of under 15 grams of methamphetamine precursor, possession of methamphetamine manufacturing materials, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Watts and Bratu were taken to the Franklin County Jail.

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