Boeing Employee Charged After Meth Chemicals Found

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Dennis C. Banker

BERKELEY, MO (KTVI)– A Boeing employee who was arrested Wednesday after chemicals used in the making of methamphetamine were found in an office has been officially charged. Dennis C. Banker, 63, was charged Thursday with one felony count of Making a Terrorist Threat With Reckless Disregard of Risk of Causing Evacuation of a Closed Building.

On Wednesday, Berkeley Police say an office fire alarm was set off, presumably by the chemicals.  Boeing firefighters found them and immediately brought in police. Banker was arrested.

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Berkeley’s police chief says this was not an operating meth lab, but he says all the ingredients were in place.

Bond has been set at $15,000.