Ogdensburg man charged with having meth lab and drug
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 6:04 pm

OGDENSBURG – An Ogdensburg man has been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine following an investigation of a complaint by the Ogdensburg Police Department.

Tyler D. Finley, 33, 410 Lincoln Ave Apt. B, was arrested and charged with third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine, a felony, and two misdemeanors, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument.

Police responded to the Lincoln Avenue residence after a report of suspicious activity there are 7:13 p.m. Tuesday, May 15. There they found “components and materials used for the manufacturing of methamphetamine,” according to Detective Sergeant Mark Kearns. “As a result of the investigation the department’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit developed a suspect and made an arrest,” Kearns said.

In a separate incident, Finley was also charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, a felony, and third-degree assault, a misdemeanor.

Finley was awaiting arraignment, according to the last report.

The Ogdensburg Police Department was assisted by the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team.