Two charged with meth-making after police show up to arrest woman wanted on five bench warrants
OGDENSBURG — City police say two people are in custody after police found meth-making materials while picking up a woman on five bench warrants.
On Friday, police say they went to 520 Pleasant Ave. to take Jessica A. Mendenhall, 28, of 615 Morris St. into custody on bench warrnts out of Ogdensburg, Tupper Lake, Oswegatchie and Malone, where she was wanted in two warrants.They say state troopers were going to arrest her and allegedly “observed items commonly used for making methamphetamines.”
They went to city police, who say returned to the house with a search warrant and charged her and Colin T. LaJoy, 24, of 520 Pleasant Ave., Ogdensburg, with one count each of third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, felony, and misemeanor counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument, police said.
State police report that they charged Mendenhall with resisting arrest as part of the incident.