(QUINCY)—Evidence of several meth labs discovered at 603 North Sixth and in a nearby garage at 607 North Sixth in Quincy results in three arrests.

West Central Illinois Task Force Agents, the Illinois State Police Meth Response team and Quincy Police used a search warrant at the residence at 7:40 Tuesday evening and found individuals making meth. An additional subject was nearby at 6th and Oak acting as a lookout.

Arrested are 29 year old Tadarryl Washington, 32 year old Jermaine Harpere and 26 year old Kristin Washington. All three are in custody on Class X felony charges. The charge is aggravated by the presence of children under the age  of 18 in the residence. Authorities say this investigation continues and more arrests are possible.

(QUINCY)—A Hannibal woman and a Quincy man face meth related charges in Illinois following their arrest early this morning in the 1200 block of South Eighth in Quincy.

West Central Illinois Task Force Agents along with Adams County Sheriff’s deputies and Quincy Police used a search warrant at 1227 South Eighth at 6:40 Wednesday morning. 23 year old Joseph Hardy of Quincy and 22 year old Crystal Robertson of Hannibal are charged with Aggravated Unlawful Participation in Meth Production.

Seized during a search of Hardy’s residence were numerous items used in the shake and bake meth manufacturing process. A three year old child in the residence was turned over to a family member. The Department of Children and Family Services is investigating. Hardy and Robertson were taken to the Adams County Jail.