Hotline call leads to meth lab discovery
A hotline call to the division of family services ends with a Heartland man behind bars on drug charges.
Carl Von Galvin, of Kirksville, 21, is charged with attempt to manufacture meth in a residence with a child, possession of chemicals used to manufacture meth, possession of meth, first degree endangering the welfare of a child and a misdemeanor count of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. He is being held in the Adair County Jail under 100,000 dollars cash only bond.
According to court papers, when officers entered the residence they discovered a meth lab in the bathroom and numerous items used in the manufacture of meth. Officers also discovered two small children in the residence ages two and one.
Galvin, who was on parole at the time of the arrest, was also wanted on a warrant out of Scotland County for failure to appear in court on an assault charge.
Galvin has been arraigned in Adair County Associate Circuit court and is scheduled to be in court on Wednesday.