Five Quincy residents arrested on meth manufacturing, child endangerment
QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) -
Five people are facing meth-related charges after a search at a Quincy residence Wednesday revealed manufacturing where several children reside.
Adams County Sheriff Brent Fischer says that his office and the West Central Illinois Drug Task Force conducted a search warrant at a residence on the 2000 block of Hampshire Street where they found multiple items that indicated the manufacture and consumption of meth.
Sheldon Broome, 33, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for unlawful possession of meth precursors and additional charges of aggravated meth manufacturing and meth-related child endangerment.
Also charged with aggravated meth manufacturing and meth-related child endangerment were William J. Mullett, 31; Rita R. Black, 25; Francis J. Mullett, 51; and Danielle D. Morrison, 39, all of Quincy.
Police say two young children were in the home during the search while three other children also reside at the home, but were school. All five children are in DCFS custody, according Fischer.
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