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2 facing charges following Oneida meth lab bust

34-year-old Brian James and 59-year-old Susan Klish, both of Oneida (Photos provided by the Madison County Sheriff's Office)

Two people are facing charges following a meth lab bust in the city of Oneida, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

Posted: Sep 20, 2018 4:31 PM

ONEIDA – Two people are facing charges following a meth lab bust in the city of Oneida, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say 34-year-old Brian James and 59-year-old Susan Klish, who both live at 1720 Canal Rd. in Oneida, were both allegedly involved in a meth-making operation at that residence. Deputies say large amounts of methamphetamine were manufactured there, and the hazardous materials created from the meth were disposed of there.

Deputies say when they executed a search warrant at the home, they found 51 one-pot meth labs, multiple lab components and two rifle magazines capable of holding 30 rounds of ammunition.

Brian James is charged with the following:

- Third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine (Felony)
- Second-degree criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material (Misdemeanor)
- Seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (Misdemeanor)
- Unlawful disposal of methamphetamine laboratory material (Felony)
- Unlawful possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (Misdemeanor)
- Fifth-degree conspiracy (Misdemeanor).

Susan Klish is charged with the following:

- Second-degree criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material (Misdemeanor)
- Unlawful disposal of methamphetamine laboratory material (Felony)
- Fifth-degree conspiracy (Misdemeanor)

James and Klish were both arraigned in Oneida City Court. James was sent to the Madison County Jail on $1,000 cash bail or $2,000 bond, and Klish was released on her own recognizance.

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