METROPOLIS, IL (KFVS) - Three Metropolis residents were arrested Saturday, May 5 around 7 p.m. and charged with Aggravated Participation in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine.
According to the Massac County Sheriff's Office a search of a home on 725 E. Third Street, in Metropolis, IL led to the arrests.
Deputies say they found an active meth lab in the home and evidence of ongoing cooks from the past several days.
Massac County Sheriff Ted Holder says the Illinois State Police Meth Response Team spent about two hours cleaning up the meth lab and that the investigation is ongoing.
Arrested inside the home was 41-year-old Kevin Ballard, 23-year-old Megan Morgan, and 26-year-old James Anderson, all of Metropolis.
Sheriff Holder says more arrests are possible in the coming week.
The Metropolis Police Department also assisted the Massac County Sheriff's Office and the Meth Response Team.