Perry County Sheriff's Deputies Asking For Help Locating Crooksville Man

By
WOUB Staff Writer

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Updated Tue, Jan 24, 2012 4:48 pm

Update 4:49 p.m. A man wanted in connection with a Perry County methamphetamine lab turned himself in to authorities this morning.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office had been searching for Keith Watts on outstanding warrants and probation violations, and for the production of meth.
 
Deputies say a methamphetamine lab was discovered at Watt's home on State Route 669 in Crooksville when officers were assisting the probation department in arresting Watts.
 
Sheriff William Barker says charges resulting from the meth lab will be filed once the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification processes the site.    

The Perry County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help tracking down a man who is wanted on outstanding warrants and probation violations, and now for the production of  methamphetamine.

Deputies say a methamphetamine lab was discovered on State Route 669 in Crooksville on Monday.

The lab was discovered after deputies were assisting the Perry County Court Probation Department in attempting to apprehend Keith Watts, 46.

Agents from the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force assisted with the clean-up of the lab.

Watts could face additional charges due to the methamphetamine lab discovery.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Watts, they are asked to contact the Perry County Sheriff's Office.

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