Police in Carlinville credit tips from the public in helping them to break up two Meth making operations in town this week. Authorities used information obtained through the Crime Stoppers program to search a home on North West Street early Tuesday morning, and then another home later that afternoon on Johnson Street. Three people have been taken into custody and charged.
34 year old Angela M. Loveless was charged in the alleged Meth house operation on North West Street where authorities with Carlinville Police and the Macoupin County Sheriff's Department found materials consistant in the manufacturing of the drug. In the home on Johnson Street, 25 year old Casey Boatman and 28 year old Jennifer Eller also face numerous charges related to the manufacturing of the drug. All three are being held on $100,000 bond each at the Macoupin County Jail in Carlinville.