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Port Orchard couple caught cooking meth
A 43-year-old Port Orchard man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly cooking and selling methamphetamine in his girlfriends motorhome after detectives searched the residence, according to the West Sound Narcotics Enforcement Team.
John Wesley Goad was charged in Kitsap County Superior Court Wednesday with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine and held under $25,000 bail.
His trial is scheduled for Sept. 12.
According to court documents, WestNET detectives arrived at the 1300 block of Ladonna Court July 19 with a warrant to search the home of Kathryn Elizabeth Lucas, 45, where Goad and her two teen-aged daughters also lived.
Inside, detectives quickly located several items they recognized as commonly used in the manufacture and selling of meth, including numerous filters, funnels, gloves and packages of pseudoephedrine-based medication.
Detectives also learned that Goad rented a storage unit nearby that he and Lucas were seen using on a regular basis.
Upon searching the unit and later Goads vehicle, detectives found more suspicious items, including tanks of ammonia.
Goad agreed to speak to the detectives and admitted that he and Lucas were both meth users.
He said that he also sold some of the drug to pay for his habit, and to provide Lucas with the drug as well.
Goad was then booked into Kitsap County Jail for several drug-related charges and originally held under $250,000.
Lucas was also booked for several charges, but later charged Wednesday with only one count of possession of a controlled substance.
Her bail was reduced to $2,500. Her trial is also scheduled for Sept. 12.
Concerned citizens with information about marijuana growers, drug dealers or other narcotics-related activity can call (360) 337-7064, or (800) 585-8477.