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Meth lab discovered in Ossian

Posted: Tue, Sep 3, 2019 9:44 AM

On Saturday night, the Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office executed a meth lab search warrant at 119 W Main Street in Ossian. During the search of the residence, evidence indicated 35-year-old Krista Reinsvold of Ossian and 33-year-old Brian Brainard of Lansing had been manufacturing methamphetamine.

Due to the nature of evidence found, precautions were taken and Law Enforcement were required to dress in full protective gear with SCBA equipment. Following the search warrant the Ossian Fire Department assisted law enforcement with the decontamination process.

Krista Reinsvold and Brian Brainard were transported to the Winneshiek County Jail and charged with the following:
Manufacturing of Methamphetamine
Possession of Precursor Ammonia nitrate with intent to Manufacture
Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd or Subsequent (Methamphetamine)

The Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Winneshiek County Attorney's Office, Iowa State Patrol, Decorah Police Department, and Ossian Fire Department.