OGDENSBURG — A search warrant served on a Canton Street residence has resulted in the arrest of two Ogdensburg men on charges related to the alleged illegal manufacture of methamphetamines.
The Ogdensburg Police Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit conducted a search Wednesday at 722 Canton St. according to department statement issued Wednesday afternoon.
Several unmarked police vehicles were seen in front of the residence on Wednesday. The home is next to the Sunoco gas station on Canton Street and directly across from the Save-A-Lot shopping plaza.
Police say an investigation of the residence uncovered materials commonly used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. As a result, police have charged the following:
■ Timothy W. Hutchison, 53, was charged with one count of third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, one count of criminal possession of a hypodermic needle and one count of seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance.
■ Shane M. Rand, 27, was charged with one count of unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, one count of criminal possession of a hypodermic needle and one count of seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance.
Both men were being held pending arraignment in City Court.
The Ogdensburg Police Department was assisted by the St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force, Gouverneur Police Department, Homeland Security Investigations and the state police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team. The investigation is continuing.