Parole check leads to Rome meth bust

Daniel Bragg

Rome Police say on Wednesday morning their Special Investigations Unit was dispatched to 307 West Thomas Street to help out the State Division of Parole.

Posted: Apr 5, 2018 2:50 PM
Updated: Apr 5, 2018 2:52 PM

ROME – Four Romans have been arrested after police say they found items used to make meth.

Rome Police say on Wednesday morning their Special Investigations Unit was dispatched to 307 West Thomas Street to help out the State Division of Parole, who was at the home to check in on a parolee. Parole officers say while they were in the home they found “items associated with the manufacturing of methamphetamine,” and reached out to Rome Police for assistance. Detectives obtained a search warrant and the State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team entered the home to execute the warrant.

Police say as a result of their investigation they have arrested the following individuals on a felony charge of unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine:

- 47-year-old Daniel G. Bragg of 307 W. Thomas St., Rome
- 26-year-old Vincent L. Bragg of 307 W. Thomas St., Rome

- 45-year-old Billie J. Bragg of 307 W. Thomas St., Rome
- 19-year-old Harry T. Thurston of 719 N. Jay St., Rome

Daniel Bragg has also been charged with a parole violation. Daniel, Vincent, and Billie Bragg are being held in the Oneida County Jail on $20,000 bail. Harry Thurston is being held on $5,000 bail.

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