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Two arrested after meth lab found in Cedar Rapids hotel room

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Jessica Allie Jessica Allie
William McGathy William McGathy
CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Two people face drug charges after police say they found a meth lab in a Cedar Rapids hotel room Wednesday night.

Officers were called to the Budget Inn at 3100 16th Avenue SW at around 8:40 p.m.

When they arrived, officers knocked on the door of the room that was suspected to have drug use or manufacturing going on.  Jessica Allie, 34, answered the door and was arrested after officers saw a garbage can with bottles and tubes coming from it.  They say she had a warrant for her arrest for driving while barred.

Officers say they found other items in plain sight that appeared to be used in the manufacture of meth.

William McGathy, 42, then came into the room.  He was questioned by officers and arrested.

Allie and McGathy are both charged with manufacturing meth, possession of precursors- Lithium- with intent to manufacture Meth.

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