News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 30, 2013

Escapee arrested; Rosedale camp site meth lab busted

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — A West Terre Haute man wanted by authorities  for escaping from Vigo County Jail while on work release was found Sunday in hiding, manufacturing methamphetamine at a rural camp in Parke County, authorities said.

Billy Eugene Seeley, 32, West Terre Haute, was arrested at a camp in Rosedale, according to Parke County Sheriff’s Department. Also arrested was Seeley’s girlfriend, Dusty Dawn Correll, 40, West Terre Haute, police said.

Police received a tip about Seeley’s whereabouts, and upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered an active methamphetamine lab, police said.

Authorities said Seeley and Correll were charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, a class-B felony; possession of methamphetamine, a class-D felony; and other charges.

Seeley and Correll were being held at Parke County Jail, police said.

The Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab Team assisted in the dismantling the lab, police said.