Friday, February 15, 2013
St. Louis County Police said the man had pseudoephedrine tablets and intended to sell them to a methamphetamine cook.
The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. A West St. Louis County man faces a drug charge after the car he was riding in was pulled over by police. Donald Seifert, 43, of the 1000 block of Waterman Drive was charged Feb. 5 with possessing a methamphetamine precursor drug with intent to make meth. St. Louis County Police said an officer pulled over a car July 11 because the driver’s license had been revoked. The officer said Seifert, a passenger in the car, appeared to hide something. The officer said he was given consent to search the car and found 48 pseudoephedrine tablets. According to the report, Seifert admitted he intended to sell the tablets to meth cooks. …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Police said video surveillance captured the theft and helped identify the man.
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- Joe Scott
Friday, December 7, 2012
A Eureka man was charged with stealing a bulk storage tank of anhydrous ammonia from a manufacturer in Shrewsbury. Robert K. Theiss, 41, of the first block of White Doe Court in Eureka, was charged Monday with theft of anhydrous ammonia by storage tank, a class A felony. Shrewsbury Police said Theiss was captured on video surveillance at about 5:38 a.m. Sept 3 stealing the storage tank from Carr Lane Manufacturing, 4200 Carr Lane. He was identified on the video, arrested and confessed to the theft, police said. Anhydrous ammonia is used to illegally make methamphetamine. Theiss was being held Thursday in St. Louis County jail. Bail was set at $75,000. For more crime information on Eureka-Wildwood Patch, see the following articles:
Monday, September 24, 2012
Highland Pharmaceuticals plans to offer Zephrex-D in St. Louis pharmacies by November. The new decongestant reportedly cannot be converted into meth and might not require a prescription.
To fight methamphetamine, Missouri cities and counties, although not St. Louis County, are passing ordinances requiring prescriptions to purchase pseudoephedrine products like Claritin-D and Allegra-D. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Pseudoephedrine is the key meth-making ingredient needed to make the drug. It is extracted from popular allergy medications and converted into meth. Now, a new decongestant set for sale in St. Louis area pharmacies in November is touted as meth-resistant and gaining support by area drug agents. Zephrex-D, manufactured by Maryland Heights-based Highland Pharmaceuticals, is a new pseudoephedrine product that police and the drug's maker hope will stop meth cooks in …