Police investigating possible meth lab in Oswego, E. Cayuga Street closed

Levi Hotaling

Two people have been arrested after the Oswego City Police Department conducted an investigation into a possible methamphetamine lab.

On Wednesday the police department's Anti-Crime Team was granted a search warrant for the residence at 98 East Cayuga Street in the city of Oswego. As a safety precaution while a possible meth lab was being investigated, East Cayuga Street between East Eighth Street and East Ninth Street was closed to all traffic.

The Oswego Fire Department was also called to the scene as a precaution against an explosion or fire.

After a search of the home and a vehicle, materials commonly used to manufacture meth were seized as well as approximately 40 ounces of methamphetamine oil.

Two people living at the residence were arrested in connection with the meth lab. Levi Hotaling, 28, and Britani Yerdon, 21, are both charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine.

They're both being held pending their arraignment in Oswego City Court.

East Cayuga Street was finally reopened to traffic just before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

Oswego City Police are asking anyone with information about this or any other illegal drug activity to contact them at 315-342-2283.

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