4 jailed in Union City, OH. meth lab bust
UNION CITY, Ohio — Police in Union City, Ohio, said they arrested four
people Wednesday and searched a house where a suspected meth lab was in
The four have been identified as Leslie Crowder, Chad Brumbaugh, Jeremy Cheyne, and Allison Setser, all of Union City.
Police said Setser, Cheyne, and Brumbaugh were all involved in a long
stand-off with police in 2011 in which police activated the tactical
team to gain entry and arrested all subjects.
Authorities with Union City police on the Ohio and Indiana sides and
the Darke County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 413 E.
North St. Wednesday morning.
Police told WHIO-TV Northern Bureau Chief Steve Baker that officers
found evidence of a meth lab inside the home. Police said they
received several tips over the past few weeks in regard to a possible
meth lab at this residence.
All four suspects were arrested and were all charged with illegal
assembly or possession of chemicals for manufacture of drugs.
They were booked into the Darke County Jail.
Signs on the front door discouraged visitors. In addition to a “Beware
of Dog” sign, another sign on the front door stated: “No trespassing.
Violators will be shot. Survivors will be shot again.”
Patrolman Mark Ater of the Union City, Ohio Police Department stated,
“The cooperation between all agencies made this task run very smoothly
and most importantly made our community a safer place. Anytime
drugs are taken off the streets and out of the community is a good day.”
The case remains under investigation.
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