State Police arrest two after walking in on meth lab

New York State Police arrested two men after troopers said they walked in on the men making methamphetamine.

On Tuesday around 9 p.m., police said they arrived at a home on County Road 71 in Jasper, Steuben County and interrupted 45-year-old Mark Walton and 22-year-old James Ball making methamphetamine.

Walton and Ball were both arrested and charged with felony third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine. They were remanded to the Steuben County Jail after being arraigned.

After the two men were arrested, State Police investigators returned to the home with a search warrant, along with the Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team (C.C.S.E.R.T.). The team was able to seize a large amount of methamphetamine, including precursors, reagents, solvents, catalysts, and lab equipment.

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