Two Pike Co Men Arrested on Drug Charges
(Pike County, Mo)-- Two Pike County men face drug charges. Journalist Brent Engel reports:
Twenty-eight--year-old Kevin McCormick of Louisiana is charged with attempt to make methamphetamine and possession of a meth precursor.
McCormick was arrested after authorities allege they found a rolling meth lab in his pickup truck during a traffic stop near Clarksville on September 14th.
Deputies reported that the suspect had allegedly been making meth while driving and that he threw meth out the window as he was being chased. McCormick will be arraigned Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Sheriff Stephen Korte also reported the September 12th arrest of 34-year-old Kiel Rogers of Bowling Green.
Rogers is charged with felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession with intent to deliver, as well as a misdemeanor charge of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
Korte said that sheriff’s deputies, Bowling Green police, the Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team and the East Central Drug Task Force found meth and Valium during a raid at a home on West Main Street in Bowling Green.
Korte said Rogers had an active arrest warrant for a parole violation and has been returned to the Department of Corrections.
All persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.