Meth Lab Components Found in Stolen Car, 2 Arrested
COLE COUNTY - The Cole County Sheriff's Department arrested two males Tuesday afternoon after initiating a pursuit of a stolen vehicle. After searching the vehicle, officials discovered ingredients used to construct methamphetamine labs.
Around 4:30 p.m. the pursuit crossed into Moniteau County and then returned to Cole County where the vehicle crashed into the 3200 block of Sassafras. The two subjects fled the scene on foot. Officials found components of a methamphetamine lab after searching the car.
Later Tuesday evening Moniteau County Deputies arrested Robert Smart and Michael Kinslow in connection with the incident. Deputies turned over the suspects to the Cole county Sheriff's Department where they are being held pending the following felony charges:
- Tampering 1st Degree
- Resisting Arrest
- Unlawful Use of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Drug Precursor