A suspected meth-maker is off the streets and behind bars after authorities arrested him at his Stover residence on Tuesday.


A suspected meth-maker is off the streets and behind bars after authorities arrested him at his Stover residence on Tuesday.
Scott Allen Blake, 39, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Except 35 grams or Less of Marijuana and Manufacture of a Controlled Substance. Both are felony counts.
Officers arrived at Blake's Stover residence after receiving information that Blake was using and manufacturing methamphetamine, according to information provided by the Mid-Missouri Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force.
When officers arrived to the house, which is located on Bent Oak Road, they found components of a meth lab adjacent to the home.
Law enforcement attempted to make contact with Blake, who was inside the house at the time, however Blake refused to come out.
SWAT teams from the Morgan County Sheriff's Department and Missouri State Water Patrol assisted the Drug Task Force by executing a search warrant. Blake was taken into custody without further incident.
A closer inspection of the property and car revealed more signs of a meth lab. In addition to produced methamphetamine, plastic tubing, empty blister packs from pseudoephedrine pills, ether, Lithium batteries, chemically soiled coffee filters, a Hydrochloride gas generator, ammonium nitrate and other drug paraphernalia were seized.
Blake is being held in the Morgan County Jail on a $50,000 cash-only bond.