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Five arrested for suspicion of manufacturing methamphetamine

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Jerry Jones
Five Brazil residents were arrested early Wednesday morning on several charges.

According to officials with the Brazil Police Department, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, investigators served a search warrant at 1002 N. McGuire St., for the suspected manufacturing of methamphetamine.

During the search of the property, two "one pot" methamphetamine laboratories, methamphetamine precursors, methamphetamine and a stolen handgun were discovered.

Laurie Jones
Five Brazil residents were arrested after the discovery, including Jerry Jones, 49, Laurie Jones, 50, Sheldon Harrington, 23, Patrick Huff Sr., 44, and Veronica Huff, 41.

All five were preliminarily charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine (a class A felony), Possession of Methamphetamine (a class C felony), Possession of Precursors (a class D felony) and Maintaining a Common Nuisance (a class D felony).

"We received a complaint of the possibility of that (home) being a (methamphetamine) lab," Brazil Police Chief Clint McQueen said. "We followed up the complaint and were able to obtain a search warrant."

Patrick Huff Sr.
McQueen added Officer Elliott Mullinix was the lead officer in the case.

All five are currently being held at the Clay County Justice Center on $50,000 bond, no 10 percent allowed.

Also assisting at the scene was the Indiana State Police Clandestine Team. The team helped with the investigation in addition to the collection of evidence and disposal of the methamphetamine laboratories and hazardous materials.

Veronica Huff
Sheldon Harrington

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Good job, guys.

-- Posted by My Dime on Thu, Dec 20, 2012, at 6:11 PM

Hang'em high on the court house lawn please

-- Posted by bert on Fri, Dec 21, 2012, at 11:22 AM

If you're ever considering lowering yourself enough to use methamphetamine, look at pictures like the ones in this article. These are the kind of mental midgets that mixed the chemicals that you are about to put into your body.

-- Posted by jshaw3 on Sun, Dec 23, 2012, at 12:56 AM

i know patrick and veronica,they went this direction as a result of the clay county prosecutors office turning their daughter shawna against them.i know that hurts,our 21 yr old son turned on us and that really stings.and to all you johnny come lately alledged know it alls,we dont use,there are different circumstances for all families,and to the dumbass talkin bout hang em on the courthouse lawn, please,hope you never meet this one in a dark ally.you morons of brazil really make me sick.at a time for giving you people of brazil really know how to give,hell,grief and a whole lot of selfeshness,takers is all you are,and why didnt lee reburger prosecute the adult that knocked up shawna who at that time was UNDER AGE?

-- Posted by unclegrabby on Sun, Dec 23, 2012, at 1:30 AM

Grabby you make us sick. If you hate this town so much, then do us all a favor and move out of it.

-- Posted by MS660 on Sun, Dec 23, 2012, at 6:38 AM

Unclegrabby is sick, he need help.

-- Posted by lewis76 on Sun, Dec 23, 2012, at 6:14 PM

I know both Shawna and Patrick Junior, and met their parents on numerous occasions. Those poor kids never had a chance with parents like these two. They consistently chose their bad habits over the well-being of the children. I don't know the circumstances of the prosecutor turning Shawna against her parents, but she is probably better off. I agree that there should have been some investigation into her having a child with someone much older, but I imagine she was happy to take the first opportunity to get out of her home situation.I only wish this arrest had taken place years ago so the children could have had an opportunity to enjoy a childhood without having to wonder where their next meal would come from.

-- Posted by BrazilBornAndRaised on Sun, Dec 23, 2012, at 10:08 PM

Meth killed my son. So unclegrappy be glad to meet any time in an alley

-- Posted by bert on Mon, Dec 24, 2012, at 11:23 AM

Oh poor me, My daughter doesn't like me so I'll commit a handful of felonies, that will teach her.

Unclegrabby you are a fool, go away!

-- Posted by driverdude on Mon, Dec 24, 2012, at 3:39 PM

well said Bert....

-- Posted by Erick standley on Tue, Dec 25, 2012, at 11:22 AM

so sorry for your loss Bert

-- Posted by Ninesy on Tue, Dec 25, 2012, at 8:46 PM

First of all, bert, I am sorry for your loss.

Secondly, why blame Lee Reberger, our prosecutor? Did he force these scumbags to manufacture methamphetamines? I highly doubt. We are all responsible for our own actions.

unclegrabby, you do need help. Find it before you find yourself in a situation like Newtown, CT or Webster, NY.

-- Posted by My Dime on Tue, Dec 25, 2012, at 10:46 PM

You cant blame children for the actions of adults. And I agree, "unclegrabby" sounds like a perverted person.

-- Posted by cantgetaname on Wed, Dec 26, 2012, at 9:13 AM

I also have known Shawma & Patrick Jr. for number of years. They never had a good life as a child. They never knew where they would lay thier heads at night or get thier next meal from. So I think thier parents are where they need to be at.

-- Posted by TiredofIdiots on Thu, Dec 27, 2012, at 6:25 PM

If the prosecutor does their job they won't have to worry about meals and a bed for a long while

-- Posted by bert on Fri, Dec 28, 2012, at 11:42 AM

Im not talking about The ones in jail; Im talking about The children involved. Well they arent children now.

-- Posted by TiredofIdiots on Fri, Dec 28, 2012, at 2:29 PM

Sorry, I hope their kids don't follow their parents footsteps. Couldn't do worse I guess. Kids if you read this please understand what your parents did causes addiction then kills people and devastates families. I know and so does our daddy-less grandson

-- Posted by bert on Sun, Dec 30, 2012, at 8:22 AM

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