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Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York
Meth Lab busted in Waterloo, couple arrested

  FingerLakes1.com
  9/18/13 @ 9:28 am
 


On early Tuesday afternoon, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested two people following an investigation into the alleged manufacturing of methamphetamine at a residence in the Village of Waterloo.

A joint investigation between the Sheriff’s Office, the Waterloo Police Department, and the New York State Police, was initiated following a complaint from the Village of Waterloo Department of Public Works that some garbage collected at a residence had exploded in the back of the Village garbage truck.

The subsequent investigation led to the execution of a search warrant at 17 Thurber Drive in the Village of Waterloo where members of the Sheriff’s Office, Waterloo Police Department, New York State Police, and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) located numerous items related to the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

It was also learned that three children resided in the home at the time. Seneca County Child Protective Services responded to the scene to assist and immediately worked with Sheriff’s Investigators to ensure the children’s safety.

Arrested were the following:
Jamie MurphyRachelle Murphy
Jamie L. Murphy, 37, of 17 Thurber Drive, Waterloo, New York, was charged with Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine, a Class D Felony, and three counts of Unlawfully Dealing with a Child in the first degree, Class A Misdemeanors. Murphy was arraigned in the Waterloo Village Court and remanded to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on $5,000 cash bail/$10,000 secured bond. Murphy is to reappear in the Waterloo Village Court on September 23, 2013, at 10am.

Rachelle S. Murphy, 32, also of 17 Thurber Drive, Waterloo, New York, was charged with Unlawful Manufactu re of Methamphetamine, a Class D Felony, and three counts of Unlawfully Dealing with a Child in the first degree, Class A Misdemeanors. Murphy was arraigned in the Waterloo Village Court and remanded to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on $2,500 cash bail/$5,000 secured bond. Murphy is to reappear in the Waterloo Village Court on September 23, 2013, at 10am.

The Waterloo Village Court also issued Class A “Stay-Away” Orders of Protections on behalf of the children prohibiting both Jamie Murphy and Rachelle Murphy from having contact with the children.

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office and Seneca County Probation Department assisted in the investigation.



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