Police Say Cedar Rapids Residents Were Making Meth In Front Of Children

By Lee Hermiston, Reporter

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Two Cedar Rapids residents are accused of manufacturing meth in front of children earlier this year.

According to the Cedar Rapids Police Department, officers served a warrant on January 24 at 2105 North Towne Court NE, No. 12, the home of 33-year-old Derek A. Elliff and 26-year-old Morgan L. Kapsalakis.

Police said Elliff and Kapsalakis were in the residence making meth and were also in possession of meth precursors. Four children were also in the residence.

On Monday, the two were booked at the Linn County Jail. Elliff faces charges of manufacturing meth in the presence of minors, possession of meth precursors and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kapsalakis faces charges of aiding and abetting the manufacturing of meth, possession of meth precursors and child endangerment.
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