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Meth Arrest in Chenango County

By FOX 40 Staff.
Chenango County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Sherburne man for possessing methamphetamine and the items used to manufacture meth.

On February 19, police stopped Jason L. Wheeler, a New York State Parolee, for operating a vehicle while on his cell phone and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, in the Village of Earlville.

Police found several items used to manufacture methamphetamine as well as methamphetamine itself after a search of the vehicle. Wheeler was later charged with Felony Unlawful Manufacturing of Methamphetamine, Felony Criminal Possession of Precursors of Methamphetamine, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.

He was arraigned in the Village of Earlville Court and remanded to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on 10,000 cash bail.