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Meth causing problems for SWGA companies

February 27, 2003

Moultrie - Methamphetimine is becoming more of a problem for fertilizer companies. Anhydrous Ammonia is used to cook crystal meth.

Forty-one-year-old Timothy Edward Fielder of Moultrie and 29-year-old James Larry Truluck of Forsyth were arrested for stealing Anhydrous Ammonia. They were seen by an officer patrolling on North Main Street in Moultrie at Royster and Clark Fertilizer Company.

The pair were charged with theft by taking. Making meth is a felony, stealing it is a misdemeanor. They are both out on bond.

A few weeks ago,  two men were arrested in Thomas County for stealing Anhydrous Ammonia from a plant in Ochlocknee.

They are 22-year-old Anthony Booth Bateman of Waycross and 18-year-old Dustin Perry Stoker of Homerville.

Agents have caught people at that same plant from surrounding states and as far as Kentucky.

posted at 5:15PM by kathryn.simmons@walb.com