ROME – Three people are facing felony drug charges after they were allegedly found to be making meth, according to the Rome Police Department.
Early on Saturday, Rome police began an investigation into the possibility that methamphetamine was being manufactured at 399 Park Drive Manor 2 in the city of Rome.
Police say further investigation found that 25-year-old Bruce Stempien, 31-year-old Kevin Melendez and 30-year-old Amber Bolster were making meth at that location. Police found and seized active one-pot meth labs and meth-making materials.
Stempien, Melendez and Bolster – who all live at that residence – were each charged with one count of felony third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine, and they were held for arraignment.
The New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene – Emergency Response Team responded to the scene to process and secure the evidence.