The Macon County Sheriff's Department received a tip from an Adair County Deputy Sheriff on Thursday, October 10, regarding the production of methamphetamine at a residence outside the city limits of La Plata. Deputies, along with the La Plata Police Department and the Missouri State Highway patrol responded to that residence to investigate. Deputies made contact with the resident, 48-year-old Donald J. McHenry, who gave written consent to search the property. On scene, deputies located numerous items associated with the production of methamphetamine such as lithium battery peelings, Sudafed packets, and starting fluid cans. Deputies also found methaphetamine, marijuana, paraphernalia, prescription medications, and firearms inside the house. McHenry is being held in the Macon County Jail on a $45,000 cash only bond.