Cortland City Police Charge Four With Manufacturing Meth
Cortland City Police have busted a methamphetamine manufacturing operation.
On Friday night city police stopped a vehicle driven by 27 year old Nina Hopkins of 143 ½ Madison Street. Hopkins was wanted on a warrant out of Cortland County Court after she failed to reappear after she was found guilty of credit card fraud at a trial last month.
During the stop police found Hopkins and a passenger 22 year old Daniel Whitman in possession of the drug meth as well as the ingredients to make the drug.
Hopkins was charged with two misdemeanor counts of possessing a controlled substance and one felony count of manufacturing meth, Whitman was also charged with a misdemeanor count of posesion a contolled substance and a felony charge of manufacturing meth.
Police say their investigation then lead them to a home at 179 Homer Avenue, looking through a window there officers observed the equipment and ingredients to manufacture meth.
The two residents living there 23 year old Tyler Brobeck and his wife 22 year old Alysia Brobeck were both charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child, criminal possession of a controlled substance, and manufacturing meth.
Hopkins was held without bail, Whitman was held on $5 thousand dollars cash or $10 thousand dollars bond, the Brobeck’s were held on $1 thousand dollars cash or $2 thousand dollars bond; all four are due back in court today.