Cortlandville Man Arrested For Making Meth in August, Arrested Again in Homer
A Town of Cortlandville man that was arrested this past summer after he was found to be manufacturing the drug methamphetamine in his home has been rearrested after he was picked up with ingredients to make drug in the Town of Homer.
Last Friday Cortland County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding on Route 41 in Homer, the driver 41 year old Dawn M. Royea, of Brogan Manor Apartment’s in Auburn, was found to be driving with a suspended driver’s license.
Upon further investigation officers found that one of the passengers 43 year old Pamela M. Lackner of 7 Winter St. Cortland, was in possession of an assortment of unknown pills. One of the pills was identified as being a controlled substance.
Another passenger 43 year old Benjamin Slamp, of 4379 Rte. 281 Cortland, was found with a back pack which contained several items used to make the drug meth.
Slamp is already facing similar charges after members of the Cortland County Drug Task Force executed search warrants at his Cortlandville home.
A search of the home turned up the ingredients as well as the equipment needed to manufacture the illegal drug methamphetamine. Police say they also found some of the finished product as well. Slamp is facing felony count of manufacturing methamphetamine and two misdemeanor counts of endangering the welfare of a child from the previous arrest. Slamp was free on $15 thousand dollars cash or $30 thousand dollars bond when he was arrested last Friday.
Slamp now faces another felony charge of unlawful manufacture of methamphetamines, a misdemeanor charge of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 7th degree, and unlawful possession of marijuana. Slamp was arraigned in Homer Town court and sent to the county jail and held without bail.
Royea was charged with a misdemeanor count of aggravated unlicensed operation along with vehicle and traffic charges including obstructed driver’s view and speeding. Lackner was charged with a misdemeanor count of criminal possession of a controlled substance and released on an appearance ticket.