May 1, 2016

Police Discover Meth Lab on West Buffalo Street

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Ithaca Police discovered a meth lab near the 700 area of West Buffalo Street at 12:25 a.m. on Sunday, according to a press release from the Ithaca Police Department. The lab was located in a shed near a vacant commercial business lot.

After arriving on the scene, officers searched the area and discovered many materials commonly used in the production of methamphetamine, according to the release.

Officers secured the area and called in the New York State Community Emergency Response Team, which arrived later Sunday morning, the release said.

After discovering multiple items in the shed that are used to make meth, including liquid meth oil, police also found a large amount of suspected stolen property from the Ithaca area, according to the release. The property was collected and brought back to IPD headquarters for processing.

No charges have been filed at this time, the release said.