Police execute search warrant that leads to arrest of Ogdensburg woman on meth charges
OGDENSBURG — An Ogdensburg woman was jailed after police executed a search warrant that turned up a methamphetamine lab at 102 Ogden St Wednesday night, according to Ogdensburg police.
Around 7:40 p.m. Ogdensburg police, along with members of its Narcotics Enforcement Unit, responded to an apartment for a reported domestic incident. During the investigation officers allegedly observed drug paraphernalia and components commonly used to manufacture and use methamphetamine.A search warrant was sought and provided by Ogdensburg City Court Judge Alford, police said.
During the execution of the search warrant, investigators recovered components of a one-pot methamphetamine manufacturing operation, as well as methamphetamine product, officers said.
Ashley M. Williams, 23, was charged with second-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, felony, officers said.
“The charge stems from the fact that Williams was found in possession of particular components of a methamphetamine lab, as well as the fact that she has a previous conviction for unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the previous five years,” officers said.
Williams was also charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, felony, police said. She was found in possession of five grams or more of a stimulant.
Additionally, she was charged with criminal possession a hypodermic instrument, officers said.
Williams was ordered held at the Ogdensburg Police Department awaiting arraignment for her charges.
The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are likely, police said.