3 arrested for alleged meth lab in Saratoga County
Marlinea South (Photo: State Police)
Megan Howell (Photo: State Police)
Bruce Tyler (Photo: State Police)
WILTON, N.Y. - State Police in Wilton arrested three people in connection to an alleged active methamphetamine lab in Saratoga County.
Saratoga County District Attorney Jim Murphy says this was the county's first meth lab bust made by State Police.
A search warrant was obtained and an investigation resulted in the arrests of 34-year-old Marlinea South and 28-year-old Megan Howell for allegedly cooking meth in their Greenfield mobile home while two children, including an 11-month-old baby, were present.
South and Howell have each been charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession Methamphetamine Manufacturing Materials, Criminal Possession of Precursors of Methamphetamine, and two counts each of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Also arrested was 55-year-old Bruce Tyler for one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. All three defendants resided at 16 Plank Road, in the North Creek Village Mobile Park in Greenfield, along with two children.
New York State Police Uniform and BCI responded to the scene along with members of the NYSP Community Narcotics Enforcement Team and Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team, Drug Enforcement Administration and Porters Corners Fire Department.