Two people are accused of cooking methamphetamine in Cortland County.

Sheriff's officials say they conducted a traffic and vehicle stop on Route 281 in the Town of Cortlandville at around 9:15 p.m. February 4 and found several items associated with the manufacture of methamphetamine.

Officials say they then discovered 21 year old Nathan Hammond of McGraw and 40 year old Samuel Swan Junior of Cortland had been actively buying several items commonly used in making meth at various locations in the county.

Hammond is charged with felony unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, a marijuana violation and vehicle violations of having an unsafe tire and unauthorized registration sticker.

Swan, who was a passenger in the car, is charged with felony unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a hypodermic instrument.

Both were sent to the Cortland County Jail on $25,000 bail.