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Drug Task Force conducts raid on Meth Lab

August 28, 2008

3223 Jessup Avenue, Melbourne, Iowa - 3 in custody on multiple charges following Meth Lab raid in Marshall County.

Early morning of August 28, 2008 the Mid Iowa Drug Task Force (MIDTF), (assisted by Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement (MINE) Task Force, Jasper County Sheriff's Office and Marshall County Sheriff's Office) executed a search warrant at 3223 Jessup Avenue Melbourne, IA 50162. During the search warrant execution authorities located an active meth lab on the property of this residence. The following suspects were taken into custody and charged accordingly. They are currently being held at the Marshall County Jail on .

Terry Wayne Housley Age-34 of Newton, IA                 Bond

  • Possession with Intent to Manufacture Methamphetamine        $100,000.00     
  • Possession of Precursors (Anhydrous Ammonia)            $5,000.00
  • Possession of Precursors (Lithium)                $5,000.00
  • Possession of Precursors (Pseudoephedrine)            $5,000.00
  • Possession of Precursors (Ethyl Ether)                $5,000.00

Total Bond - $120,000.00

James Patrick Hendershott Age-42 of Melbourne, IA

  • Possession with Intent to Manufacture Methamphetamine        $100,000.00     
  • Possession of Precursors (Anhydrous Ammonia)            $5,000.00
  • Possession of Precursors (Lithium)                $5,000.00
  • Possession of Precursors (Pseudoephedrine)            $5,000.00
  • Possession of Precursors (Ethyl Ether)                $5,000.00
  • Child Endangerment                        $2,000.00
  • Prohibited Acts                            $2,000.00

Total Bond - $124,000.00

Alta Marie Hendershott Age-44 of Melbourne, IA

  • Possession with Intent to Manufacture Methamphetamine        $100,000.00     
  • Possession of Precursors (Anhydrous Ammonia)            $5,000.00
  • Possession of Precursors (Lithium)                $5,000.00
  • Possession of Precursors (Pseudoephedrine)            $5,000.00
  • Possession of Precursors (Ethyl Ether)                $5,000.00
  • Child Endangerment                        $2,000.00
  • Prohibited Acts                            $2,000.00

Total Bond - $124,000.00

This case is remains under investigation at this time.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office
The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is headed up by Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus. Sheriff Kamatchus is
committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.

For additional information or a sample copy, contact:
Burt D. Tecklenburg
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
641-754-6380
Fax 641-754-6325
Sheriff@co.marshall.ia.us
www.marshallcountysheriff.com

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