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2 Arrested For Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine


     October 5, 2010, at approximately 11:35 am, the Baxter County Sheriff's Officer arrested two suspects for Criminal Attempt to Manufacture Methamphetamine. Baxter County Investigator Mike Day received an ‘alert' on his cell phone from ‘Leads on Labs', that both of the suspects were at a local pharmacy and had purchased Pseudoephedrine. The suspects had both been under surveillance because of intelligence and past history of Pseudoephedrine purchases. While en-route to the location it was also learned that one of the suspects had two outstanding warrants out of Baxter County.

     Investigators Mike Day and Eric Neal stopped the suspect's vehicle on County Road 28, north of Mountain Home.  Inside the vehicle was numerous items used in the manufacturing of Methamphetamine, also called Precursors. Both suspects were taken into custody and booked into the Baxter County Detention Center.

Bradley Ray DeWeese, age 26 of Mountain Home was charged with:

Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine      Class A Felony
Possession of Pseudoephedrine                                Class D Felony
Driving on a Suspended DL
Failure to Appear Warrant
Contempt of Court Warrant

Mr. DeWeese's bond was set at $25,000

Bobby Paul Gilley, age 23 of Mountain Home was charged with:

Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine         Class A Felony
Possession of Pseudoephedrine                                   Class D Felony
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia                                Class C Felony
Tampering with Physical Evidence                                Class D Felony

Mr. Gilley's bond was set at $25,000

Sheriff John Montgomery