South County Mother Made Meth in Home Alongside Four Children, Police Said

The Lemay woman faces drug trafficking and child endangerment charges.

A Lemay woman faces criminal charges for making methamphetamine in her home and endangering her four children.

Linda Vanfleet, 45, of the 100 block of Kayser Avenue in Lemay, was charged Sept. 20 with second-degree drug trafficking, four counts of endangering a child, possessing chemicals with intent to make a controlled substance, and possessing a meth precursor drug with intent to make meth.

St. Louis County Police said they received information that Vanfleet was making meth in her home. After getting consent to search the home April 3, officers said they found a one-pot meth lab with a “volatile liquid” inside. Lab analysis confirmed it contained more than 56 grams of meth, according to court documents.

Four children under the age of 17 were living in the home with her at the time, police said.

Police said she also had ingredients and items, including pseudoephedrine, to make more meth.

Bail for Vanfleet was set at $100,000, cash only.

For more crime information on Mehlville-Oakville Patch, see the following articles:

  • Meth Trafficking Charges for South County Men
  • Meth Bust Leads to Trafficking Charge for Lemay Man
Marcel Marcel February 15, 2013 at 04:58 AM
That's so sad! She's sad .....she didn't know..I can tell because she's real sad. Please kill yourself lady and before that please go home and put the saint Louis county area out of harm by killing the future meth cooks you have called children. I hate you lady and the fact that you haven't died in the midst of making this crap. I hate you because someone was interested enough to lay naked on top of you and help make more like you. I hate you because you won't stop when you get out. I hate that you will be alive to have tax dollars spent on your clean sheets and panties in prison. I hate you because you make white trash look really bad. God please help her kill herself. Thank you have a good day.


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