Missoula, MT (KGVO-AM News) - On December 7, 2022, the Missoula Police Department announced that a woman has been arrested for allegedly operating a suspected clandestine methamphetamine laboratory.

According to Lieutenant Sean Manraksa, 39-year-old Kerri Eversole was arrested after her landlord discovered what appeared to be a meth lab. 

“On November 4th, 2022, the Missoula Drug Task Force, and the MT National Guard 83rd Civil Support Team conducted an operation at a suspected clandestine methamphetamine laboratory at an address between Lolo and Florence,” Manraksa said. “The landlord of the resident was contacted by a parent of the renter who stated she had not heard from her daughter in several days.  Upon attempting to check on the resident, the landlord discovered what appeared to be a methamphetamine lab.” 

Manraksa said the landlord contacted law enforcement and Missoula County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the incident.   

“After viewing the video, clandestine laboratory certified members of the Missoula Drug Task Force confirmed the presence of a complex methamphetamine laboratory in the residence,” Manraksa said. “A search warrant of the residence was obtained and executed. Members of the Missoula Drug Task Force, assisted by the MT National Guard 83rd Civil Support Team, responded to the crisis site and conducted hazard mitigation and evidence collection efforts.” 

According to Manraksa, the resident was not present at the time and an arrest warrant for a 39-year-old female, Kerri Eversole, was issued.  She was later arrested in Missoula by Missoula Police Officers. 

Eversole is currently being charged with felony Operation Of a Clandestine Lab. Her bail was set at $75,000. 

The information in this article was obtained from sources that are publicly viewable.

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