New York State Police say they have shut down methamphetamine manufacturing plans in the region with a traffic stop on Route 11 in Cortland County.

New York State Police file photo (not actual incident_
New York State Police file photo (not actual incident photo)


Authorities arrested 32-year-old David Bucanelli of Homer and charged him with felony manufacturing methamphetamine.

Troopers say they tried to pull Bucanelli over shortly at 12:28 a.m. January 14 but he failed to comply, traveling down several streets in Homer before stopping on Cherry Street where he was arrested.

Bucanelli was also charged with misdemeanor counts of driving while ability impaired by drugs, criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a weapon.

Troopers say they found drugs and meth making components in the Homer man’s vehicle. 

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