Authorities attempting to serve a warrant Saturday afternoon uncovered possible evidence of a meth lab at a North Cohocton residence, the Steuben Sheriff’s Office said Monday.
Deputies and Cohocton police officers serving an arrest warrant at a Maple Avenue residence noticed several suspicious containers and chemicals inside the home, deputies said.
Matthew S. Young, 34, was taken into custody on the warrant for fifth-degree felony criminal possession of a controlled substance, fifth-degree felony criminal sale of a controlled substance, and first-degree felony criminal nuisance.
He was sent to the Steuben County Jail to await arraignment.
All other occupants were evacuated from the home.
Deputies, police and the New York State Police Special Operations Response Team are investigating the suspicious containers and chemicals. Further charges are pending, deputies said.