Tip leads to five methamphetamine arrests

Children removed from residence

WOLCOTT, Ind. - A tip to the Indiana State Police Methamphetamine Suppression Unit led to the arrest of five individuals in connection with various drug charges, police said.

Police were advised by a local retail store of possible articles purchased that are used in the making of meth.

Further investigation by members of the unit turned up an active meth lab in White County.

Three adults and three children were found in the house.

During the investigation, two more adults showed up.

All five adults were taken into custody and transported to the White County Jail in Monticello, a news release said.

White County Department of Children and Family Services were contacted and have taken custody of the children at the residence.

Police advise the public that an anonymous tip to the Meth Suppression Hotline (800-453-4746) could help stop meth use.

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