Investigation nets two one-pot meth labs, seven suspects

Donald Curtis III, 34, of Ames, Iowa

Seven meth suspects are in custody after multiple law enforcement agencies carried out two narcotics search warrants bright and early Thursday morning at two homes in Cincinnati, Iowa.

Investigators found an active one-pot methamphetamine laboratory in each residence.

The suspects are from Cincinnati, Iowa: Billy Shiltz, 48; Jeffery Horn, 32; Steven Garrison, 25; LeAnn Garrison, 23; James Babb Jr, 52.

The other suspects are Corey Short, 29, of Centerville and Donald Curtis III, 34, of Ames, Iowa.

All seven suspects are charged with conspiracy to manufacture meth.

Investigators said LeAnn Garrison, Corey Short and Robert Curtis III purchased pseudoephedrine on a regular, structured basis, allegedly for the purpose of making meth.

The agencies that helped in the investigation are the Appanoose County Sheriffâ??s Office, South Central Iowa Drug Task Force, Centerville Police Department, Wayne County Sheriffâ??s Office, Davis County Sheriffâ??s Office, Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force and Iowa State Patrol.