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The Taylorville Police Department and the Christian County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Taylorville man for manufacturing methamphetamines.

Shortly before 3:00 a.m., a state authorized search warrant was executed at 814 West Market by the Taylorville Police Department and Christian County Sheriff’s Office. The search warrant was a result of a long term investigation concerning the manufacture of methamphetamines. The State police Methamphetamine Response Team arrived to assist with the investigation, collection of evidence, and clean-up. Numerous items were used in the manufacturing of methamphetamines were seized along with surveillance equipment the suspect had installed.

The suspect, 33 year-old Jared T. Brasche of Taylorville, was taken into custody without incident. Brasche was initially charged with aggravated unlawful participation in methamphetamine production. Additional charges are pending the outcome of the investigation. Charges on additional subjects are also pending the investigation.

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