Crittenden man arrested for making meth

David E. Houze (Source: Boone County Detention Center)
David E. Houze (Source: Boone County Detention Center)

CRITTENDEN, KY (FOX19) - A Crittenden man has been arrested for making methamphetamine.

Agents with the Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Task Force and the Boone County Sheriff's Office stopped a pick-up truck driven by David E. Houze, 46, of Crittenden, on Thursday.

Agents searched the vehicle and found materials used to manufacture methamphetamine. That evening, Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force agents and Grant County Sheriff's Deputies executed a search warrant at Houze's Crittenden home.  Agents seized evidence that indicates that methamphetamine was manufactured at the residence on numerous occasions.

Houze was arrested for Manufacturing Methamphetamine and was lodged in the Boone County Jail.  If convicted he faces up to twenty years in prison.

Houze is currently on probation for a 2008 Grant County conviction for Distribution of a Methamphetamine Precursor.

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