FALCONER – A Falconer man has been charged after he was found to be allegedly making methamphetamine in a room at the Budget Inn motel in the village.
Police say 35 year-old Ryan Percey was arrested and taken into custody on Tuesday after executing a search warrant around 7:30 p.m. at the motel, located at 214 E. Main St. in Falconer.
According to the Post-Journal, police went to the motel after getting a complaint of “an awful smell of chemicals” coming from a room.
When they got inside the room, police found Percey and a 15-year-old male, along with a “quantity of methamphetamine” and drug paraphernalia, including several hypodermic needles.
Percey was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal using drug paraphernalia, criminal using a hypodermic instrument, and endangering the welfare of a child.
He was arraigned in Ellicott Town Court and sent to Chautauqua County Jail.
The investigation was conducted by the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force, Ellicott Police Department, State Police, city SWAT Team, and FBI.