Authorities continue to seek the whereabouts of the man described as “Mercer County’s best meth cook.” 23 year old Charles Peacock failed to appear last month in Mercer County Circuit Court for a hearing on a petition to revoke his probation. He had been released on a $50,000 recognizance bond. Mercer County Sheriff Dave Staley.
Staley says if you have information on Peacock’s location, contact Mercer County Crime Stoppers at 582-3500 or toll free at 800-582-2762. The Andalusia man was originally placed on three years’ probation for the Class 1 felony in February of 2016, but violated the conditions by visiting the co-defendant in the case and also failing to complete a drug evaluation. Mercer County State’s Attorney Meeghan Lee has indicated she is seeking up to 12-years in prison for Peacock. The co-defendant, 25 year old Erica Sandusky of Matherville is awaiting trial and has a pre-trial conference set for April 10th.