A Prairie du Chien man is in Crawford County jail today on charges of manufacturing meth along with other drug crimes pending, according to Prairie du Chien Police Chief Chad Abram.
On Monday, May 26, at around 5:15 p.m., the police department was sent to 409 E. Webster St. for a possible methamphetamine lab. Upon arrival, officers were shown items used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. The suspect had fled on foot prior to officers arriving on scene. The officers secured the residence from the outside and administration was notified of the incident. Additional officers were called to assist with the investigation and search of the suspect.
Members of the department who are trained and certified in meth investigations arrived on scene. After an initial assessment of the items discovered by the reporting party, investigators decided to apply for a search warrant for the residence.