Two people charged following meth lab bust in Rome

By WKTV News

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two people have been charged following the a meth lab bust by authorities in Rome on Monday.

On August 1, 2011, Rome Police along with New York State Police and members of the Oneida County Drug Enforcement Task Force, executed a no-knock search warrant at 402 Riverside Drive in the City of Rome.

Once inside the residence, police discovered that an active methamphetamine manufacturing operation was underway and took Jason A. Parise, 27, and Dawn A. Davis, 30, both residents of the address, into custody.

Police said two young children were also inside of the residence and have been turned over to other family members.

Parise and Davis have each been charged with third-degree unlawfully manufacturing methamphetamine and also two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Police said they were alerted to this illegal meth lab operation following several anonymous email tips and telephone calls regarding suspicious activity at the residence.

The Rome Fire Department, Amcare Ambulance Service and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation assisted at the scene.

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