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Four people were charged following the discovery of methamphetamine manufacturing material in Rome, city police said.

Austin Johnson, 26, Chelsey Lapage, 21, Sean McPhilmy, 26, and Stephenie Sherwood, 27, were arrested at the scene, police said.Chelsey Lapage, 21

Johnson and Lapage, who reside at lot No. 18B Bariles Trailer Park, were charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child and one count of felony third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine, police said.

McPhilmy and Sherwood, who reside in Jamesville, were charged with one count of felony third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine, police said.

Shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday, police were sent to the Bariles Trailer Park at 1323 Floyd Ave. for a reported neighbor dispute, police said.

While investigating the dispute, officers observed what appeared to be materials and precursors commonly used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine at lot No. 18-B, officials said.

A 2-year-old child who was found inside the trailer was turned over to child protective services, police said.

Members of the Rome Police Detective Division/Special Investigations Unit secured a search warrant for that location and with the assistance of state police, conducted a search of the residence and found numerous one-pot methamphetamine labs as well as items and chemicals that are used in the manufacturing of meth, police said.

Members of the Oneida County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit, Rome Fire Department, Amcare Ambulance Service, Oneida County Child Protective Services and the City of Rome Codes Department also assisted with the investigation.

 

 

 

 

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