24 January 2020

    Major Philip T. Rougeux
     Troop D Commander


State Police announce the arrest of Charles Strain, age 59 from Forestport, NY for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd degree (A - Felony), Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine 3rd degree (D-Felony), and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th degree ( A – Misdemeanor).
On January 24, 2020, at approximately 5:38 A.M., members from the Troop D – Violent Gang and Narcotics Enforcement Team (VGNET) and the NYSP Special Operations Response Team (SORT) executed a search warrant at 10613 Dustin Road in the town of Forestport, New York regarding a narcotics investigation. 

Investigators seized several items from the residence including approximately 1 gram of Methamphetamine, 30 ounces of liquid Methamphetamine, digital scale, numerous items of lab equipment that are used to manufacture Methamphetamine, a loaded Remington .22 caliber Rifle, and .22 caliber ammunition.
Strain, a convicted felon, was charged and arraigned through the Oneida County Centralized Arraignment Program. 


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