Twenty-five people, including several members of the Saddle Tramps Motorcyle Club, face federal drug charges after a major meth and cocaine bust.
32-year-old Robert L. Bunch of Doe Run entered the plea on Friday to a charge of attempted manufacture of meth as a prior and persistent offender. Prosecutors will seek a 24-year prison term.
Witnesses contacted police after seeing burning clothes on the sidewalk and a nude man running from the scene.
One person is in custody after meth-making supplies were discovered in an office building on Boeing’s campus Wednesday morning.
Drug agents showed up at her home near Anna on Wednesday morning saying they fielded a report that a meth-making operation was on the Union County property.
John Piper told deputies outside that he was in his bedroom when he heard a loud pop, then he noticed his home was on fire.
Missouri has passed increasingly stringent laws over the past decade in an effort to control medications that contain pseudoephedrine.
Jefferson County Sheriff Glenn Boyer says Brian Smith, 32, is charged with second degree murder in the killing of Heather Beckley-Lewis.
Authorities say most of the suspects confessed to their roles in the crimes.
Several pharmacies in the St. Louis area are now selling the first-ever pseudoephedrine-based decongestant that apparently cannot be used to make methamphetamine.