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Convicted sex offender arrested for meth lab

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Jeremy Bishop (center) stands outside his home on Harris Street after being decontaminated by the Dyersburg Fire Department for exposure to hazardous fumes and chemicals used in the production of meth. Bishop, a registered sex offender, was reportedly cooking meth inside his home. It was consequently quarantined by sheriff's deputies and is not habitable until a DEA-certified cleanup crew can clean the home to EPA standards.
A registered sex offender was arrested by Dyer County Sheriff's deputies after an alleged meth lab was discovered inside his home on Harris Street in Dyersburg.

Jeremy Bishop, 36, 1722 Harris St., is charged with initiation methamphetamine process.

On Monday afternoon, Dyer County Sheriff's Dep. Chad Jackson had information that Bishop was allegedly cooking meth inside in house. He and other deputies arrived at Bishop's residence and asked him if they could search the home. Deputies reportedly could smell a strong chemical odor associated with the cooking of the drug and a haze inside the house. An alleged meth lab and a gas generator were found and Bishop was taken into custody. Since Bishop was exposed to hazardous chemicals and fumes he had to be decontaminated by the Dyersburg Fire Department before he could be transported to the Dyer County Jail.

Bishop's residence was quarantined by the officers and a small dog, that was inside the house, had to be picked up by animal control. It too was decontaminated for exposure to hazardous fumes and chemicals.

Bishop is being held in the Dyer County Jail without bond until his appearance in Dyer County General Sessions Court on Thursday.

Bishop is currently on parole and is a registered sex offender on the TBI's sex-offender registry for an aggravated sexual battery conviction in 2001. He reportedly served nine years in prison for three counts of aggravated sexual battery and was released in 2010.

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Give him the max then some !

-- Posted by chief_ty20 on Tue, Jan 29, 2013, at 9:40 AM

milltown needs to be demolished along with 90% of its residents! law enforcement should really focus alot of its resources into cleaning up milltown. afterall, i'd say approximately 60% of dburg's drug dealers live in tht area!

-- Posted by SoConcerned on Tue, Jan 29, 2013, at 2:05 PM

Apparently this cockroach should never have been released. Another candidate for extermination. If obama had a son would he look like this?

-- Posted by Mister-D on Tue, Jan 29, 2013, at 11:40 PM

this guy looks more like cheny than obama, not that the racial card needs to be used again by some people that are so apparently blind.

-- Posted by closerlook on Wed, Jan 30, 2013, at 5:12 AM

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