FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 24, 2012

 

Two Mis­souri Res­i­dents Charged with Metham­phet­a­mine Offenses

 

Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that Bri­an A. Tay­lor (DOB 07-25-1974) of RR5, Lot D, Mar­ble Hill, Mis­souri and Dustin J.D. Over­bey (DOB 09-11-1992) of 919 North Wes­t­end Boule­vard in Cape Girardeau, Mis­souri have been charged with var­i­ous metham­phet­a­mine offens­es.  Tay­lor is charged with one (1) count of Metham­phet­a­mine Con­spir­a­cy, a Class 1 Felony, two (2) counts of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine Pre­cur­sors, both Class 2 Felonies, one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine Man­u­fac­tur­ing Mate­ri­als, a Class 2 Felony, one (1) count of Solic­i­ta­tion of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine Pre­cur­sors, a Class 3 Felony, and one (1) count of Retail Theft, a Class A Mis­de­meanor.  Over­bey is charged with one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine Pre­cur­sors, a Class 2 Felony, one (1) count of Unlaw­ful Pos­ses­sion of Metham­phet­a­mine Man­u­fac­tur­ing Mate­ri­als, a Class 2 Felony, and one (1) count of Retail Theft, a Class A Misdemeanor.

 

Tay­lor is alleged to have obtained pseu­doephedrine pills from Anna retail­ers on both May 13th and May 22nd for the pur­pose of man­u­fac­tur­ing metham­phet­a­mine.   Over­bey is alleged to have act­ed with Tay­lor on May 22nd.

 

Both are being held at the Jack­son Coun­ty Jail in Mur­phys­boro – Tay­lor on $75,000 bond and Over­bey on $30,000 bond.  The arrests fol­low an inves­ti­ga­tion by the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office.

 

The Union Coun­ty State’s Attorney’s Office reminds the pub­lic that charges are not evi­dence of guilt.  A defen­dant is pre­sumed inno­cent and is enti­tled to a fair tri­al in which the gov­ern­ment has the bur­den of prov­ing guilt beyond a rea­son­able doubt.

Media: Please con­tact the Union Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833‑5500 for any avail­able book­ing photographs.