CORNING - A Corning man believed to be responsible for the discovered methamphetamine manufacturing materials at a 56 Ontario Street home that was thought to be vacant, was arrested Sunday afternoon.
Joseph Henson, 38, of 56 Ontario St., Corning, was charged with third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine and was arrested on a Corning City Bench Warrant for disorderly conduct, according to Corning Police Chief Jeff Spaulding.
Henson, who was located by patrolmen at about 7:35 p.m. Sunday walking on the Brisco Bridge, was arraigned at the Steuben County Centralized Arraignment Court and sent to the Steuben County Jail. He will reappear in Steuben County Court at a later date to answer to the charges.
Police discovered methamphetamine manufacturing materials at about 2 a.m. Friday at the Ontario Street home.
Spaulding said patrolman were initially sent to the Ontario Street address after concerned members of the neighborhood called and reported that persons were at that address and the house.
The scene was secured and city patrolmen were assisted by the New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team, Spaulding said. The evidence was sent to the New York State Police Crime Lab for analysis.