On February 19th, the Summit County Drug Unit received information that a Stow school had contacted the Stow Police Department regarding a 12 year old student that came to school with the odor of chemicals. There was a suspicion that methamphetamine was being manufactured in the child’s home.
Subsequently, the Summit County Drug Unit conducted a search at a Stow residence. An active one-pot (Shake and Bake) methamphetamine lab, chemicals, and lab components were found in the basement of the residence. Methamphetamine waste and other related items were found in the attached garage.
Jason Little, age 37 and Brandi Little, age 28 both of Stow, were arrested and charged with Illegal Manufacturing of Methamphetamine in the Vicinity of a Minor, Illegal Assembly of Chemicals/Components for the Manufacturing of Methamphetamine in the Vicinity of a Minor, and Endangering Children. Both individuals were booked into the Summit County Jail.
Five children, ages 2, 8, 9, 11, and 12 were taken into custody by Summit County Children’s Services.