Meth lab busts net three arrests

By Matt Hicks

Meth lab busts net three arrests

March 21, 2013 Updated Mar 21, 2013 at 11:33 PM EST

(WBNG Binghatmon) Two meth labs are shut down and three people arrested after a month long investigation into meth manufacturing in Broome County.

At approximately 6 a.m. Thursday, New York State Police arrested Donald Sibley, 39, and Jennifer Crea, 36, after a search of their Mt. Carmel Road home in Windsor.

Nearly 16 ounces of liquid methamphetamine was found at their home, along with two grams of processed methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a handgun.

At the same time, state police were also executing a search of 32-year-old Nate Dendler's home on Hartz Road in Colesville where they uncovered two grams of processed methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Sibley and Crea were charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second degree, a felony; unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the third degree, a felony; and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misemeanor.

Additionally, Sibley was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree, a felony, and Crea was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor.

Dendler was charged with unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the third degree, a felony, and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor.

All three were arraigned in the Town of Kirkwood court and taken to the Broome County Jail without bail.

More charges are pending.