A shake and bake methamphetamine operation was discovered Monday afternoon during a warrant detail in Quincy. The United State Marshall's Fugitive Task Force was in Quincy Monday looking for wanted subjects. During the course of their duties they went to 311 Cherry Street. While at the location they smelled an odor associated with methamphetamine manufacturing.

The West Cental Illinois Task Force was called and a search of the property was conducted. Seized inside the residence were numerous items consistent with the production of methamphetamine, along with wanted subject Lisa M. Hamann, age 39 of the residence . Seized were numerous shake and bake manufacturing vessels, methamphetamine manufacturing materials, and items associated with the use of the drug.

Hamann, who was wanted on an Adams County warrant for failure to appear, was arrested on the warrant, and for Unlawful Participation in Methamphetamine Production, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Materials, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, and Unlawful Use of Property. Hamann was transported to the Adams County Jail were she remains lodged.

A second subject at 311 Cherry developed a medical issue during the search. The subject was transported to Blessing Hospital by Adams County Ambulance Service. Charges of Unlawful Participation in Methamphetamine Production, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Materials, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, and Unlawful Use of Property are pending against the unidentified subject.

Assisting at the scene was the Adams County Sheriffs Office and the Illinois State Police Methamphetamine Response Team.

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Lisa M. Hamann
311 Cherry, Quincy IL
female age 39

*Press release from the West Central Illinois Task Force