By Michael Schaffer - Managing editor
Alisha Rose White, 30, of Centerville, has been accused by law enforcement officials with two class B felony criminal charges.
Centerville police filed a complaint and affidavit on Dec. 31, 2012 alleging White manufactured methamphetamine and committed arson.
The complaint states White on Dec. 18, 2012 at approximately 10:11 p.m. called 911 to report smoke in her residence at 1212 E. Cross St.
Centerville Fire Department responded to the report of smoke at the residence. While the fire department was at the scene, personnel observed drug paraphernalia in the house while extinguishing the fire.
After a search warrant was obtained, law enforcement officials discovered items, some known to be used to make meth, including empty cans of starting fluid, tree fertilizer, aluminum foil, coffee filters, empty cold compress packaging, lithium batteries, pseudoephedrine blister packages and glass jars containing unknown liquids.
The complaint states White and David Lee Mullin, Jr., both residing at the Cross Street residence, purchased pseudoephedrine in the Centerville on Dec. 13, Dec. 17 and Dec. 18, 2012.
An warrant for White's arrest was filed Jan. 2.
White made an initial appearance on the two charges March 8. Cash bond was set at $125,000 for both charges.
White has a preliminary hearing March 13.
According to Iowa Courts Online, Mullin Jr.'s most recent criminal case, possession of drug paraphernalia, simple misdemeanor, with an offense date of Dec. 11, 2012 was adjudicated Dec. 18, 2012 by Judge Julie Devries to a fine.
Mullin Jr. owes $162.53 for this case.