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Two brothers face meth charges in Wilkinson County

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WILKINSON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - Two brothers face meth charges in Wilkinson County. One was arrested, but the other remains at large Thursday night. 

A warrant served by officers Wednesday at a Wilkinson County residence turned up 38 "shake and bake" methamphetamine reactions and significant quantities of items used to illegally make the drug, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN).

"The number of reactions we found could easily produce more than a hundred grams of methamphetamine," said MBN Director Marshall Fisher.

One gram of methamphetamine sells for about a hundred dollars on the street.

Meth precursor items discovered by officers included 40 hydrochloric acid gas generators as well as approximately five ounces of sodium hydroxide, three quarts of sulfuric acid, 40 pounds of ammonium nitrate, a quart of camp fuel and a pound of salt.

Agents arrested 37-year-old Tracy Lynn Havard of 793 Macedonia Road in Centreville. He was charged with manufacture of methamphetamine and possession of precursors with intent to manufacture methamphetamine.

Havard was transported to the Amite County Jail where he was awaiting an initial court appearance.

Jason Dewayne Havard, 34, who was not home at the time, is wanted by the MBN on the same charges as his brother.

Centreville Police Department and the Amite County Sheriff's Office assisted the MBN in the weeklong investigation.

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