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Candida Velazquez has pleaded guilty to felony third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine. She was scheduled to be sentenced Friday but could not find transportation to Ithaca from her Cortland home.

Records state that Velazquez was charged at 8:20 a.m. on Oct. 24 at 177 Main Street in Groton after police say they found materials used to make methamphetamine in her home.

Court records show that police found the following:

  • 96 pills of pseudoephedrine
  • Drain opener with sulfuric acid
  • 24 ounces of sea salt
  • sterno cooking jelly
  • a digital scale
  • Other materials such as tubing, a funnel and residue crusted blender

She and her co-defendant and boyfriend, Kenneth O. Bush, admitted to the making methamphetamine, police said in court records.

Velazquez was also convicted of felony third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine June 7 in Cortlandville, according to WGN.

She and her husband Ramon Velazquez were pulled over by a police officer saw contraband and methamphetamine in the vehicle, the report says.

Court records show that her sentence will be served concurrently with her Cortland County charge.

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