A Kirksville man is headed to prison after admitting to cooking meth. Carl Galvin, 22, entered a guilty plea to a charge of manufacturing meth. Galvin, who had previously been sent to prison twice on other felony charges, could have received 15 years in prison. Adair County Prosecutor Matt Wilson told KTVO, Galvin was sentenced to 10 years on the Manufacturing charge.
Kirksville Police were called to Galvin??s residence following a hotline call about there was meth being made in the bathroom of the home. When police arrived they were given permission to search the residence, in the bathroom they discovered numerous ingredients known to be used in the ??one pot?? method of meth manufacturing. Witnesses also told officers they were told by Galvin to stay out of the room because there were chemicals in there that could explode.
Galvin had previously served time on felony convictions for tampering with a motor vehicle and assault. He was just paroled in January of this year.