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Man arrested for possessing items used in production of meth

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Dyer County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man on Friday evening for possessing items used in the production of meth.

Jeremy Spain, 30, 1107 Ridgeway St., Dyersburg, Tenn., is charged with initiating methamphetamine manufacture.

Dyer County Sheriff's Sgt. Heath Walker received information about possible meth production taking place at Spain's residence and went to investigate. As he walked up the driveway he reportedly smelled an odor commonly associated with the production of meth coming from a dog-food bag in the bed of a truck that was there. After knocking on the door, Spain answered and gave Walker consent to search the residence. Deputies searched the residence and found items used in the production of meth, including a gas generator, and pseudoephedrine blister packs.

Inside the bag of dog food in the bed of the truck, deputies found lithium battery strips and their hulls, plus used coffee filters.

The gas generator was neutralized by Dep. Kenneth Jackson and Dep. Kenneth Goff.

Spain was taken into custody and is being held in the Dyer County Jail with his bond set at $8,000.

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Get em all Thanks! Great work!

-- Posted by chief_ty20 on Tue, Nov 13, 2012, at 10:09 AM

surely be nice when we can see an alleged murder's mug shot in here.

-- Posted by closerlook on Tue, Nov 13, 2012, at 4:06 PM

It's about time they got this dude. It's just a shame they didn't catch him with the pills he usually has, or maybe he's graduated to strictly meth.

-- Posted by A Touch of Reality on Tue, Nov 13, 2012, at 4:56 PM

If this guy was makeing meth,then I say good job dyer county leo's.But do you realize that they could come to any one of our homes at any given time and find the majority of products used in the manufacture of meth and charge you with attempting to manufacture.According to the story he didnt have any meth,he just had the things that if put together to could possibly be used to make it,slippery slope when someone can be arrested for something they may possibly do.I am not advocating drug use or the manufacture of drugs,its destroyed many lives and there is nothing good about it,but its just close to violating someones civil rights when they can be arrested something they may do,just my 2

-- Posted by kf4ocj on Wed, Nov 14, 2012, at 6:05 AM


Get your head out the sand. This guy already has one conviction on the books a few years back, has an active case pending in circuit court from an arrest this past summer for possession of meth and schedule II drugs (hydros)(arrested by the City police) and now another bust. Do ya think there might be a pattern here? Just sayin! BTW, there are alot of very elderly people who live on that street, ever think about them?

-- Posted by LonzoVol on Wed, Nov 14, 2012, at 1:09 PM

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