Meth lab busted in Oquawka

Marvin Kaywood photo from Henderson County Sheriff

Marvin Kaywood photo from Henderson County Sheriff

Police say they found finished methamphetamine, as well as a meth lab, in a rural Oquawka, Illinois home.

Investigators report finding a one-pot “shake and bake” meth lab, other items used to make methamphetamine as well as finished meth in the home of 49-year-old Marvin Kaywood.

A specially-trained team from Illinois State Police handled dismantling and disposing of the meth-making materials.

Kaywood was arrested in connection with the bust.

“Kaywood was arrested on charges of aggravated unlawful participation in methamphetamine production, unlawful possession of methamphetamine manufacturing materials and unlawful possession of methamphetamine,” according to a statement from the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office.

Kaywood was held in the Henderson County Jail.


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