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Police make meth busts in Crittenden

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By Jamie Baker-Nantz

Police believe they discovered a methamphetamine lab in Crittenden.

Oletta Jackson, 40, of Williamstown was arrested on March 16 by Williamstown Police Chief Bobby Webb and Officer Ron Perkins and officers from the Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force.

She was charged with possession of methamphetamines.

Based on her arrest, Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Maines worked with the Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force, to get a search warrant for an apartment on Kyley Lane in Crittenden. 

Police recovered chemicals and items typically used to manufacture methamphetamine in the apartment and in a dumpster outside the apartment.

Police arrested Steve Brann on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, a Class B felony punishable from 10 to 20 years in prison. Brann was lodged in the Grant County Detention Center on a $25,000 cash bond.

This is the first methamphetamine arrest of 2009, but more are expected.