Two arrested in Waterloo meth lab bust
2/9/12 @ 2:23 pm
Members of the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by members of the Uniform Road Patrol arrested two persons in connection to methamphetamine production in the Town of Waterloo.
Sheriff’s Deputies executed two search warrants and found numerous items relating to methamphetamine use and production. The investigation is still in the preliminary stages and numerous seized items of evidence have been sent to the Monroe County Crime Laboratory for analysis. Deputies expect additional charges to be lodged pending completion of forensic analysis.
Arrested yesterday were the following persons:
Kari L. Ludington, age 26, 890 Waterloo/Geneva Road, Lot 8, Waterloo, New York
William W. Wallis, age 30, 890 Waterloo/Geneva Road, Lot 8, Waterloo, New York
Both were each charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the seventh degree.
Ludington was arraigned in the Waterloo Town Court and remanded to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on $3,000 cash bail/$6,000 secured bond. Ludington is to reappear in the Waterloo Town Court on March 8, 2012 at 5pm.
Wallis was also arraigned in the Waterloo Town Court and remanded to the Seneca County Correctional Facility and remanded to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on $5,000 cash bail/$10,000 secured bond. Wallis is to reappear in the Waterloo Town Court on March 8, 2012 at 5pm.
Sheriff Jack Stenberg said, "What is most troubling about these arrests is the fact they possessed certain items used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine in a populated area in the vicinity of unsuspecting adults and children. One mistake made by these individuals could result in a tragic ending. We encourage anyone who may have information about drug use, sale or manufacture to contact our confidential drug tip line at the following number: 1-800-GO-TO-JAIL (1-800-468-6524)".
The investigation is continuing.
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