Kirkwood Sudafed Purchase Leads to Suspected Meth Lab Bust
Police report a substantial Sudafed purchase led investigators to a suspected meth lab in a man's home.
The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Wednesday, Feb. 6:
At 2:12 p.m., officers were contacted about a man who purchased a large amount of Sudafed from a number of stores in the area, including Kirkwood. He was arrested in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road after he was found in possession of a large amount of Sudafed. Authorities said a subsequent search of the suspect’s home in St Clair, MO, found materials necessary to operate a methamphetamine lab. This investigation is ongoing, according to police.
Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact the Kirkwood Police Department at 314-822-5858.
Anonymous tips can be made to the St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 866-317-TIPS (8477).
*Please contact Local Editor Gabrielle Biondo with any questions regarding the above reports.