UPDATE: 2 arrested in connection to Schuyler meth lab

29-year-old Amee Johnson and 30-year-old James Mitchell of Schuyler (Photos courtesy of New York State Police Troop D)

New York State Police have announced two arrests in connection to the meth lab that was discovered at a residence in the Millers Grove Trailer Park in Schuyler on Thursday.

Posted: Jan. 11, 2018 2:17 PM
Updated: Jan. 12, 2018 5:02 PM

UPDATE: New York State Police have announced two arrests in connection to the meth lab that was discovered at a residence in the Millers Grove Trailer Park in Schuyler on Thursday.

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Amee Johnson, 29, and James Mitchell Jr., 30, are both charged with felony third-degree unlawfully manufacturing methamphetamine. Police say the arrests follow an investigation into the manufacturing and sale of meth.

On Thursday, Jan. 11, a search warrant was executed by the State Police Community Narcotics Team, the Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team and troopers based in Herkimer at 121 Bono Blvd., Schuyler, which is located within the Millers Grove Trailer Park.

Police say investigators seized methamphetamine, packaging materials, several active “one pot” meth labs, and a lab that was located in a shed at the rear of the property.

The State Police CCSERT team also conducted a cleanup and removed the meth-making components and hazardous materials from the shed.

Mitchell was arraigned in the Town of Schuyler Court and sent to the Herkimer County Jail without bail, because he has two prior felony convictions. Johnson was arraigned in the Town of Schuyler Court and sent to the Herkimer County Jail on $2,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.

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SCHUYLER – New York State Police are investigating a meth lab that was found at the Millers Grove Trailer Park in Schuyler this morning.

Officials say that undercover police have detained at least two people at 121 Bono Boulevard.

An emergency response team was called in to deal with the hazardous materials inside the home.

No further details have been released.

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