Claremore Daily Progress

Foyil

April 23, 2014

Meth busts net 12 arrests

Deputies executed two search warrants at two residences

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CLAREMORE —

Deputies removed seven adults and two small children, a 3-year-old girl and a 5-month-old baby boy, from Helen Bates’ residence. Adults were Briana Bates, Rosemary Burrows, Derek Bates, Londa Bates, Vicki Bates, Warren Harper and Helen Bates.
Upon discovery of a second active meth lab within the home, deputies called in a certified clandestine lab officer to remove the labs due to hazardous chemicals being exposed. 
Deputies located marijuana smoking devices, scales containing meth, and crushed neurotin, all belonging to Vicki Bates, according to the arrest report.
Within Derek Bates and  Burrows’ room, deputies found prescription bottles containing marijuana and a glass mirror with a white powdery substance and razor blade. Two firearms, a muzzle loader and 9mm pistol were also recovered inside.
Within Londa and Briana Bates’ room, deputies discovered Harper with Briana who told officials she had used meth prior to the deputies arrival. Smoking devices, a syringe and a .22 magnum rifle were laying in plain site, according to reports. 
All occupants were arrested following a search of the home, and the children have since been placed into state’s custody, according to reports. 
Occupants inside of Helen’s residence were all charged with child endangerment. 
Harper was arrested for manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia, possession of a firearm while in commission of a felony, possession of firearm after former conviction of a felony and unlawful tatooing. Briana, Derek and Burrows were also charged with manufacturing meth, possession of paraphernalia, possesion of controlled dangerous substance and possession of firearm while in commission of a felony. 
Vicki Bates’ additional charges included possession of CDS and possession of paraphernalia. Londa Bates was also charged with possession of CDS, possession of paraphernalia and possesion of firearm while in commission of a felony. 
Helen Bates’ additional charges included maintaining place for keeping/selling CDS and possession of firearm while committing a felony. 

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