Two in Region 8 arrested on Meth Charges

STEELE, MO (KAIT) – Steele Police and the Missouri Bootheel Drug Task Force bust a suspected meth lab, and arrest 2 people.

According to Steele Police, agents with the Bootheel Drug Task Force and Steele Police searched a home at 106 Robbins Street in Steele.

During the search police say they found an active "shake & bake" meth lab. Police arrested Donnie Ray Jackson of Steele, and Jeremy Summers of Blytheville.

Police say they received a tip that the two men purchased a number of meth related items from Blytheville. While conducting surveillance on the residence, agents observed a strong chemical odor coming from the home.

Police say they found all the ingredients used to manufacture meth, and several grams of meth already packaged to sale.

Once at the police station, Jackson admitted to police they had been selling meth in Steele for about 4 years. Jackson also admitted he had been cooking meth every 2 days for the last 3 months.

Donnie Ray Jackson is charged with manufacture of a controlled substance and posted a $25,000 bond. A warrant was issued for Jeremy Summers for manufacture of a controlled substance.

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