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3 arrested after meth found being produced inside Palatka home

Child was in home where drugs being produced, deputies say

Justing Daniel Nipper, Kaitlyn Nicole Norris, Teresa Diane Andreas
Justing Daniel Nipper, Kaitlyn Nicole Norris, Teresa Diane Andreas

PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. – Three people were arrested after authorities found methamphetamine being produced in a home where a child was.

According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, officers arrived to the home at 311 Poinsettia Avenue in Palatka Wednesday after reports that someone was manufacturing the drug at the residence.

Deputies were given permission to enter the home, in which they said they found an active one-pot methamphetamine lab on a dresser in one of the bedrooms, approximately 8 grams of packaged methamphetamine, approximately 40 grams of methamphetamine oil, three blister packs of pseudoephedrine tablets and numerous items of paraphernalia associated with the production and consumption of methamphetamine.

Deputies arrested three occupants inside the home.

Justin Daniel Nipper, 26, is charged with two counts of the production of drugs and one count of trafficking amphetamines. He is being held on $70,000 bail.

Kaitlyn Nicole Norris, 24, is charged with one count of possessing amphetamines and one count of the possession of drug equipment. She is being held on $3,000 bail.

Teresa Diane Andreas, 26, is charged with two counts of producing drugs and one count of child neglect as a result of knowingly having her child in a resident where methamphetamine was actively being produced. She is being held on $25,000 bail.


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