Suspected meth lab found dismantled in apartment on Ross Street, Batavia
Submitted by Howard Owens on February 25, 2010 - 7:26am
Two Batavia men were arrested last night after the Local Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant at 13 Ross Street, lower, looking for a suspected meth lab.
What officers reportedly found was a dismantled lab and some quantity of methamphetamine in various stages of production.
The two suspects in the case were apparently not at the residence at the time of the raid and were located elsewhere in the county.
Taken into custody were Warren T. Cotton, 33, and Eric D. Johnston, 31.
Cotton is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance. Johnston is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.
Cotton was arrested following a traffic stop at Walkers Corners Road in Byron. Johnston was located on Evans Street.
While Johnston was released on an appearance ticket, Cotton was jailed without bail.
The investigation is ongoing.
Assisting in the case were Wyoming County Drug Task Force, the Genesee County District Attorney's Office, the Office of Emergency Management and Mercy EMS.
Photos: Warren T. Cotton, upper right; Eric Johnston, lower left.