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UTICA — A traffic stop in the town of Lee led to the discovery of more than 20 ounces of recently manufactured methamphetamine, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy who pulled the car over on Route 26 recognized passenger Troy Henderson, 37, of Rome who has parole and misdemeanor warrants for violation of felony drug charges and misdemeanor child endangerment, among others.

Officials said a chase ensued when Henderson ran from the car to a wooded area near the Lee Town Park, but later was apprehended and found to be in possession of more than one ounce of meth.

Henderson will face charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and possessing more than two ounces of meth, both felonies, deputies said.

He was placed in Oneida County jail on no bail because of a parole warrant and misdemeanor warrants, officials said.

The driver’s name is being withheld pending investigation, but deputies said both men were turned over to officials in the Criminal Investigation Division.

Lab equipment, chemicals and meth in the manufacture process also were found in the car, deputies said.

A traffic stop in the town of Lee led to the discovery of more than 20 ounces of recently manufactured methamphetamine, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy who pulled the car over on Route 26 recognized passenger Troy Henderson, 37, of Rome who has parole and misdemeanor warrants for violation of felony drug charges and misdemeanor child endangerment, among others.

Officials said a chase ensued when Henderson ran from the car to a wooded area near the Lee Town Park, but later was apprehended and found to be in possession of more than one ounce of meth.

Henderson will face charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and possessing more than two ounces of meth, both felonies, deputies said.

He was placed in Oneida County jail on no bail because of a parole warrant and misdemeanor warrants, officials said.

The driver’s name is being withheld pending investigation, but deputies said both men were turned over to officials in the Criminal Investigation Division.

Lab equipment, chemicals and meth in the manufacture process also were found in the car, deputies said.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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