Meth Lab Discovered In Charlotte

CHARLOTTE – A Sinclairville resident has been charged after police reportedly found a meth lab in Charlotte.

On June 29, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies and the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force responded to a complaint of a suspicious situation at 3371 Charlotte Hill Road in Charlotte. Authorities reported finding a quantity of items used in the manufacturing process of methamphetamine and a working methamphetamine lab.

Further investigation lead to the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force obtaining a search warrant from Justice Crossley, Charlotte town justice, for a vehicle that was located at the same address. As a result of the search warrant more items used to make methamphetamine were found. It was later determined the items seized allegedly belonged to Jonah K. Warner, 24, of 5729 Route 380, Sinclairville.

An arrest warrant for one count of third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine was issued for Warner and he was subsequently found and charged. Warner was arraigned and then sent to the Chautauqua County Jail on $20,000 bail.

Also seized was a quantity of methamphetamine oil. After this evidence is processed at the crime lab, additional charges will be brought against Warner.

Due to the toxic nature of the seized items the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force requested the assistance of the New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Tea. The team collected evidence for the Drug Task Force and took all contaminated items for proper destruction.

Meth Lab Discovered In Charlotte

CHARLOTTE – A Sinclairville resident has been charged after police reportedly found a meth lab in Charlotte.

On June 29, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force responded to a complaint of a suspicious situation at 3371 Charlotte Hill Road in Charlotte. Authorities reported finding a quantity of items used in the manufacturing process of methamphetamine and a working methamphetamine lab.

Further investigation lead to the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force obtaining a search warrant from Justice Crossley, Charlotte town justice, for a vehicle that was located at the same address. As a result of the search warrant more items used to make methamphetamine were found. It was later determined the items seized allegedly belonged to Jonah K. Warner, 24, of 5729 Rte. 380 Sinclairville.

An arrest warrant for one count of third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine was issued for Warner and he was subsequently found and charged. Warner was arraigned and then sent to the Chautauqua County Jail on $20,000 bail.

Also seized was a quantity of methamphetamine oil. After this evidence is processed at the crime lab, additional charges will be brought against Warner.

Due to the toxic nature of the seized items the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force requested the New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team to the scene. The team collected evidence for the Drug Task Force and took all contaminated items for proper destruction.