October 22, 2014
Six arrested in Willet meth bust
WILLET — Police arrested six suspects Tuesday in Willet after receiving a 5 a.m. tip of a possible methamphetamine lab in the area, a spokesperson with the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department said Tuesday night.
Police arrested Sharyn K. Lienemann, 46; Victoria P. Woodrome, 19; Garrett C. Lackner, 21; Andrew S. Overbaugh, 24; and Megan A. Woodrome, 22, all of 1363 Route 41 in Willet, Sheriff’s Department Lt. Todd Caufield said in an email. They also arrested Napolean N. Tetreault, 47, of Route 26 in Taylor, he said.
Officers arrived to find several of the suspects manufacturing methamphetamine in a small apartment at 1363 Route 41, Caufield said. They staked out the area while investigators from the sheriff’s department prepared a search warrant. Just before police executed the warrant, the suspects left the apartment in a vehicle, he said.
Police stopped the vehicle on Route 41 as it was leaving the driveway near the intersection with Route 26, and all sixsuspects were arrested about 11:30 a.m.
After ensuring there were no more occupants in the apartment, police waited for the state police’s Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team, or CCSERT, to arrive before recovering the meth manufacturing materials, Caufield said. Police recovered several used “one pots” used to make meth, along with lab equipment and other manufacturing materials from the apartment. They also found about 12 ounces of a liquid containing methamphetamine, he said.
Police found two juveniles under the age of 16 resided in the apartment but they were away at school during the raid, Caufield said.
Cortland County Child Protective Services is assisting with the investigation.
All six defendants were charged with third-degree unlawful manufacturing ofmethamphetamine and second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, felonies, as well as seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a child, misdemeanors.
Lackner and Lienemann also were charged with criminal using drug paraphernalia, amisdemeanor.
Lienemann, Lackner, Overbaugh, and Victoria and Megan Woodrome were sent to the Cortland County Jail with bail set at $50,000 cash or $100,000 bond. Tetreault was sent to the jail with no bail set. All are scheduled to appear in Willet Town Court this evening.
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