FREEBURG, Mo -- Osage County law enforcement arrested three people suspected of operating a methamphetamine lab on Friday.
After executing a search warrant at 2175 County Road 634, investigators located the lab and narcotics. Deputies arrested Barry P. Welschmeyer, 47, of Freeburg, Clifford W. Hayes, 50, and Sammi M .Shockley, 36, both of Vienna.
Osage County Prosecuting Attorney Amanda Grellner charged Hayes with possession with intent to distribute, deliver, manufacture, or produce a controlled substance. The bond for Hayes has been set at $20,000.
Hayes is being held at the Osage County Jail.