MT. VERNON, IL — A Mt. Vernon man is in custody after members of the Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department High Risk Team executed a search warrant at 20300 North Miller Lake Lane in Jefferson County.

Around 4:45pm Saturday law enforcement executed the warrant based on an investigation by the MVPD/JCSO Joint Narcotic’s Unit that indicated methamphetamine was being manufactured on the property.

36-year-old Paul W. McCormick, was taken into custody on charges of Manufacturing of Methamphetamine (100-400 grams), Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Chemicals, Possession of Methamphetamine Precursors, Possession of Less than 5 grams Meth, Improper Disposal of Methamphetamine Waste, and Possession of Drug Equipment.

His bond was set at $400,000 Monday.