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Police say five kids found living in home containing meth, illegal firearms

Melissa K. Tallcott Melissa K. Tallcott
Marilyn K. Brewer Marilyn K. Brewer

Police say a search Monday morning found that five children were living in a Quincy home that contained meth and illegal firearms.

The West Central Illinois Task Force and Adams County Sheriffs Office searched a residence located on the 1100 block North 8th Street where they found meth, cannabis, firearms and drug paraphernalia.

Melissa K. Tallcott, 32, and Marilyn K. Brewer, 28, were both charged with unlawful possession of meth.

Richard N. Kramer, 54, was arrested for unlawful possession of firearms by a felon and unlawful possession of cannabis. William E. Kramer, 58 was also arrested and charged with unlawful possession of cannabis. 

Tallcott and Brewer were lodged in the Adams County Jail while Richard and William Kramer were both released on a notices to appear in court.

Four children were found in the home during the search while a fifth child was attending school. All five kids were placed into the custody of the Illinois Department of Children and Family

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