Clinton County Sheriff’s Office crime reports

By Nathan Kraatz -

WILMINGTON — The following report is generated from reports provided by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office. All those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Incidents are presumed to be under investigation. Charges may be dropped or changed in court.

An alleged meth lab was discovered Tuesday, Dec. 29, as deputies continue to investigate the case.

An investigation report from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office alleged deputies could smell a strong chemical odor coming from a Reeder Road home in Vernon Township. After a subsequent search, deputies found “an active methamphetamine lab and several other items involved with the manufacture of meth.”

The report specifically mentions that two bottles of meth oil were seized.

The incident remains under investigation.

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office received the following reports and made the following arrests:

• Carrie Day, 38, of Oregonia, was arrested for allegedly tampering with evidence. During a traffic stop, a deputy observed Day allegedly throw an item out of the vehicle. Day and the driver, Norman Towson, allegedly denied throwing an object out of the window. Wilmington Police report they found a loaded .22-caliber revolver in the area where the item was allegedly thrown.

Towson was cited for alleged operating a vehicle under the influence, possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Towson allegedly refused to sign the marijuana and paraphernalia citations, allegedly saying he didn’t remember it happening.

• George Huston, 42, of Martinsville, was arrested Wednesday, Dec. 30, for alleged domestic violence.

• Jason Homan, 39, of Wilmington, was arrested Tuesday, Dec. 29, on a warrant out of Shelby County, Tennessee. Homan, the warrant alleges, possessed a controlled substance with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver.

• Jordan Rich, 25, of Waynesville, was arrested Wednesday, Dec. 30, for alleged domestic violence.

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By Nathan Kraatz