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DECATUR — A Decatur man was arrested Sunday evening for multiple charges, including possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material, driving with a revoked license and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A Decatur Police officer spotted a familiar vehicle at 5 p.m. Sunday. The white Honda was westbound on the 700 block of West Sawyer Street. Sgt. Chris Copeland said the officer recognized the 37-year-old driver. "He knew he had warrants, so he followed the vehicle," Copeland said.

The officer stopped the suspect at the Circle K gas station on Oakland Avenue and searched the car. The officer found a glass smoking pipe with cloudy residue. He also located a sealed box of Sudafed pills, lithium batteries, starter fluid, coffee filters and empty bottles.

"It is a meth-making kit,” Copeland said. “They are all the ingredients to cook methamphetamine.”

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Contact Donnette Beckett at (217) 421-6983. Follow her on Twitter: @donnettebHR

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"Together Decatur" Columnist and Food and Drink Reporter

“Together Decatur” columnist and food and drink reporter for Lee Enterprises Central Illinois.

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