Police say three suspects were manufacturing methamphetamine in a house on the Joe Wood Road in Altona. Police say the trio had entered the home without permission and were cooking the drug in the basement. 30-year-old John Martin of Plattsburgh, 18-year-old Ryan Phaneuf of Plattsburgh, and 18-year-old Nicole Bordeau of Altona were found hiding in a crawl space and taken into custody without incident. All three were charged with Burglary, unlawful manufacturing of Meth, and possession of a controlled substance.
In an unrelated arrest, 33-year-old James Senecal of West Chazy was also taken into custody for meth production. Police when say Senecal was stopped by officers while driving, he had an active meth lab in his vehicle. He faces a slew charges already and police say additional charges are likely.