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Archive for April 23rd, 2011

Peru arrest leaves man facing meth related charge

Posted by wlpo on April 23, 2011

A quiet neighborhood in Peru was allegedly home to a meth lab.  Police believe a man living at 416 Schuyler Street was making meth there.

Police say they pulled over Michael Lucas in an alley near his home Friday afternoon.  They say during the stop, Lucas tossed out a bag containing suspected meth manufacturing items and then ran back to the house where he was arrested.

He’s been charged with a Class 2 felony charge relating to disposal of methamphetamine waste.  More charges are pending. Lucas was taken to the La Salle County Jail pending an appearance in bond court.

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LPHS boards to hold special meeting for swearing-in

Posted by wlpo on April 23, 2011

New members of the LP High School Board of Education will be sworn in Tuesday.

Tony Sparks and newcomers Peter Meirer and Cathy Renk won the seats after an uncontested election earlier this month.

The special meeting will be at 5pm Tuesday.

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State Treasurer plans stop in Lostant

Posted by wlpo on April 23, 2011

The Lostant Fire Department is getting a visit from the state treasurer.

Treasurer Dan Rutherford and State Senator Shane Cultra are making stops Monday in the 53rd Senate District.

They’ll be at the Lostant Fire Station from 9:30am – 10:10.  After that they head to the El Paso City Hall.

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