Broome County Woman Accused of Producing and Selling Meth Held on $75k Bail
A Broome County woman arrested last week by Cortland County Sheriff’s Investigators for manufacturing meth was in Cortland County Court Thursday for a bail hearing.
Last Thursday afternoon the Cortland County Drug Task Force conducted a traffic stop on Peck Street in Marathon. Officer's stopped 23-year-old LeaAndra Roden McCosker of Jennings Creek Rd. Killawog.
During the stop McCosker was found with approximately 11 grams of methamphetamine and a small amount of marijuana.
The arrest and discovery led officers to a meth lab in the Lisle area. Police say that where McCosker manufactured the drugs.
Yesterday it was revealed that McCosker had possible been making the drugs in her car and had tossed a portable meth kit out the window of her vehicle, police are still investigating.
In Court it was also revealed that McCosker has a history of drug and other arrests in Florida
McCosker is facing a felony count of possessing of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana (violation), aggravated unlicensed operation a misdemeanor and vehicle and traffic violations including uninspected motor vehicle, unsafe tire, and no seatbelt.
Prosecutors asked she be held on no bail, county Public Defender Ed Goehler asked she be released on reasonable bail citing her family ties to the area. County Judge Julie Campbell held her on 75 thousand dollars cash or 150 thousand dollars bond.