Null faces meth charges
BRIGHTON—Another arrest has been made in connection with methamphetamine.
Curtis Virgil Null, 49, was arrested on Friday, Oct. 11, at the 1400 block of 315th St. in Brighton, according to the Washington County Communications Center call log.
He is charged with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, which is a Class C felony, his court record said. A Class C felony is punishable up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $1,000 to $10,000, according to Iowa Code 902.
Acc-ording to his court records, a search warrant was executed at 1453 315th St. in Brighton on Sept. 26, 2013. Items used to manufacture methamphetamine were found. The items included but weren’t limited to: lye, pseudoephedrine pills, lithium batteries, instant cold packs, drain cleaner, camping fuel, and salt.
Equipment needed to manufacture methamphetamine was also found but not listed in the court records. Meth drug paraphernalia items were also found. They included insulin needles and various smoking devices.
Null allegedly admitted his participation in the meth-making process at his residence, his court record said. He had his first appearance before the judge this morning at the Washington County Courthouse. His bail is set at $10,000.
His preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 30, 2013, at 11 a.m., the court record said.