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      Nine arrested in connection with deadly Cayuga Co. meth lab explosion

      Tanya Perrault

      The investigation of a meth lab explosion in the Town of Locke that claimed the life of a man has resulted in nine arrests, according to the Cayuga County Sheriff??s Department.

      On May 12 , officers investigated the explosion, which happened at 5651 Sears Road, which set two buildings on fire and led to the serious injury of 47-year-old Shawn Perrault. Perrault later died of his injuries.

      Arrested were:

      Dana Perrault, 23, was charged with felony counts of Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine in the Second Degree, Conspiracy in the Fourth Degree, and Tampering with Physical Evidence, as well as one misdemeanor count of Criminal Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Material in the Second Degree.

      Michael Beck a/k/a ??Alaska??, 31, was charged with Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine in the Second Degree, Conspiracy in the Fourth Degree and four counts of Criminal Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Material in the Second Degree. He is currently housed in the Tioga County Jail on unrelated charges in Tompkins County.

      Tanya Perrault, 43, was charged with Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine in the Second Degree, Conspiracy in the Fourth Degree, and one count of Criminal Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Material in the Second Degree.

      John Lunn Jr., 20, was charged with Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine in the Second Degree, Conspiracy in the Fourth Degree, and one count of Criminal Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Material in the Second Degree. Cayuga County District Attorney??s Office

      Amy L. Walters, 41, was charged with four counts of Criminal Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Material in the Second Degree, one count of Conspiracy in the Fifth Degree, and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

      Sara L. Townsend, 20, was charged with one count of Criminal Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Material in the Second Degree, one count of Conspiracy in the Fifth Degree, and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Townsend was also found to be in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine at the time of her arrest in the City of Cortland.

      Dusten Cobb, 26, was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Material in the Second Degree, one count of Conspiracy in the Fifth Degree, and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

      Floyd Perrault, 51, was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Material in the Second Degree, and one count of Conspiracy in the Fifth Degree.

      Amber Perrault, 26, was charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.