Methamphetamine Lab Investigation Results In 2 Arrests


OSWEGO, NY – Two individuals have been arrested and charged as a result of the Methamphetamine Lab investigation originally reported on May 23.

Jeffrey P. Bame Jr
Jeffrey P. Bame Jr

Jeffrey P. Bame Jr.,  200 W. First St. Apt. 5, Oswego, and Briana L. Chorney, 200 W. First St. Apt. 5 Oswego, were both charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th (A Misdemeanor) and Unlawful Manufacture Methamphetamine 3rd (D Felony).

Both individuals were arraigned in Oswego City Court on May 26 and remanded to the Oswego County Correctional Facility on $2,500 cash bail / $5,000 bond.

They have a return court date of June 2 at 9:30 a.m.


Briana L. Chorney
Briana L. Chorney

On Saturday May 23, 2015, at approximately 8:30 a.m. the Oswego City Police Departments Patrol Division responded to a second floor apartment at 200 W. First St. in the city of Oswego for a check the welfare complaint.

Upon investigation the responding officers found indications of a possible methamphetamine lab within the apartment.

The scene was secured and two occupants of the apartment were treated by the Oswego City Fire Department for an unknown medical condition.

The sidewalk in front of 200 W. First St. was shut down and the New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team (CCSERT) was requested, and responded, to the scene.

A one-pot methamphetamine lab was seized. The investigation is continuing and arrests are possible in the future.

As of 12:30 p.m. (May 23) all emergency units cleared the scene and the sidewalk was reopened.

The Oswego City Fire Department assisted at the scene.