2 arrested, 2 officers taken to hospital after meth lab bust - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

2 arrested, 2 officers taken to hospital after meth lab bust

Richards Rowles (Source: New Madrid County Sheriff's Dept.) Richards Rowles (Source: New Madrid County Sheriff's Dept.)
Christopher Long (Source: New Madrid County Sheriff's Dept.) Christopher Long (Source: New Madrid County Sheriff's Dept.)
PORTAGEVILLE, MO (KFVS) -

Police arrested two men after busting several working meth labs in a Portageville apartment on Saturday afternoon.

Portageville Police received a tip that the residents of Apartment 7 Portage Village were cooking methamphetamine.

When officers knocked on the door, two people tried to escape out a rear window and back door.  Officers positioned at the back of the apartment arrested them.

Officers found several working meth labs and numerous precursors for the manufacture of meth.

Four people were detained at the apartment, but two face charges.

Richards Rowles, 41, and Christopher Long, 33, both of Portageville were being held with no bond pending an appearance before a judge.

Two police officers were taken by ambulance to Pemiscot Memorial Hospital with chemical-related injuries, but were released a few hours later.

Copyright 2011 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • MO Lt. Governor calls for expulsion of MO senator

    MO Lt. Governor calls for expulsion of MO senator

    Friday, August 18 2017 12:20 PM EDT2017-08-18 16:20:22 GMT
    Lt. Governor Mike Parson (Source: Mike Parson Facebook)Lt. Governor Mike Parson (Source: Mike Parson Facebook)

    Missouri's Lieutenant Governor, Mike Parson, is calling for the expulsion of State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal.

    Missouri's Lieutenant Governor, Mike Parson, is calling for the expulsion of State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal.

  • Heartland Cooks - Joe's Black Trumpet Mushroom Eclipse Dip

    Friday, August 18 2017 12:11 PM EDT2017-08-18 16:11:37 GMT
    Joe's Black Trumpet Mushroom Eclipse DipJoe's Black Trumpet Mushroom Eclipse Dip
    Ingredients: 3/4 cup dried Black Trumpet mushrooms  (1-1/2 cups fresh) 3 Button Mushrooms diced 1 cup heavy cream 2 bricks (8 oz. each) cream cheese 3 Tablespoon blue cheese or Gorgonzola cheese salt and pepper to taste Directions: Crush or chop the Black Trumpets. In a small sauce pan, add Black Trumpets, diced Button Mushrooms and cream.  Bring to a light simmer over a medium heat, stirring occasionally, until cream is bubbly and mushrooms are tender.  In...
    Ingredients: 3/4 cup dried Black Trumpet mushrooms  (1-1/2 cups fresh) 3 Button Mushrooms diced 1 cup heavy cream 2 bricks (8 oz. each) cream cheese 3 Tablespoon blue cheese or Gorgonzola cheese salt and pepper to taste Directions: Crush or chop the Black Trumpets. In a small sauce pan, add Black Trumpets, diced Button Mushrooms and cream.  Bring to a light simmer over a medium heat, stirring occasionally, until cream is bubbly and mushrooms are tender.  In...
  • Magnitude 3.1 earthquake rattles parts of southeast MO

    Magnitude 3.1 earthquake rattles parts of southeast MO

    Friday, August 18 2017 11:45 AM EDT2017-08-18 15:45:36 GMT
    (Source: USGS)(Source: USGS)

    A magnitude 3.1 earthquake rattled parts of southeast Missouri on Friday, Aug. 18.

    A magnitude 3.1 earthquake rattled parts of southeast Missouri on Friday, Aug. 18.

Powered by Frankly