Two Oakland City Men Arrested for Manufacturing Meth
Two Oakland City men are facing methamphetamine related charges after police found a meth lab in their home late Monday morning.
45-year-old Eddie Alka and 60-year-old James Norrick are facing preliminary charges of Manufacturing and Possessing Methamphetamine within one-thousand feet of a school; Possession of Precursors, Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia and Dumping Controlled Substance waste.
The house, at 328 West Dale Street, is located about 745 feet from Wood Memorial high School.
Oakland City police obtained a search for the residence after police received information regarding illegal drug activity at the residence.
During the search, Oakland City and Indiana State Police and Gibson County Sheriff’s deputies found ingredients commonly used to manufacture meth, an active one-pot meth lab, and small amounts of meth and marijuana.