Police Arrest Two From Knox For Manufacturing Meth In Vacant Home

Two Knox residents were arrested Wednesday after a call came in about the pair being inside a vacant home.

Knox City Police officers and deputies from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department arrived at 250 W. Locust Dr. where they found 53-year-old Tony Clemons and 42-year-old Melissa McCarty. The officers found them to be involved in the process of manufacturing methamphetamine and in possession of other illegal narcotics.

The Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab Team was called to the residence to remove the hazardous chemicals from the scene and Clemons and McCarty were taken to the Starke County Jail. They face preliminary charges of Illegal Drug Lab, Dealing Methamphetamine, and drug possession charges.