Three Arrested Following Reports of Suspicious Activity
Three people are facing felony charges after officers from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department Drug Task Force, Cortland City Police, Homer Police and New York State Police searched a home on Keeney Road in the Town of Cuyler on the morning of April 20 following a two-month long investigation into suspicious and possible illegal drug activity.
25 year old Bret Bo Eccleston, 35 year old Bradley Bush and 25 year old Bridgett Dungey are accused of manufacturing methamphetamine in the home where an infant was present.
All three are charged with felony unlawful manufacturing methamphetamine, misdemeanor conspiracy and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child.
Eccleston is also charged with misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally using drug paraphernalia and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument.
Additional charges for Bush are a violation of unlawful possession of marijuana and misdemeanor criminally using drug paraphernalia.
Authorities say they found several items used for the manufacture of meth, drug paraphernalia and several long guns.
The baby was turned over to a family member.
The Sheriff’s Department says the investigation is continuing and more charges are possible.