Five of the fifteen indicted by the grand jury in April face meth charges

The Chenango County grand jury met last week, to determine who would be indicted for the Month of April. Fifteen were indicted, five of which were related to meth charges. The other top charges individuals were indicted on were assault, grand larceny, burglary, and driving while intoxicated.

• Rachel E. Cummings, was indicted on three felony charges. Cummings was charged with criminal possession of methamphetamine, a class E felony; criminal possession of precursors to methamphetamine, a class E felony; and unlawful disposal of methamphetamine laboratory material, a class E felony.

It is alleged that Cummings, on Feb. 14, in the Town of Norwich at the Norwich Motor Lodge and with others and with intent to use, possessed pseudoephedrine, sulfuric acid, sodium hydroxide, ammonium nitrate, lighter fluid, lithium metal, and mason jars with make methamphetamine.



The unlawful disposal charge alleges that Cummings did attempt to dispose of the material by placing the mason jars, which contained hazardous materials, inside the dumpster, outside in the back of the motel.

• Elizabeth G. Wynns, was indicted on four felony charges. Wynns was charged with criminal possession of controlled substance in the second degree, a class A-II felony; unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the third degree, a class D felony; criminal possession of precursors to methamphetamine, a class E felony; and unlawful disposal of methamphetamine laboratory material, a class E felony.

It is alleged that Wynns, on Feb. 5, 2016 on Silver Street in the City of Norwich, did possess a 16 ounce plastic bottle of a liquid substance that was methamphetamine. The liquid methamphetamine had an approximate weight of four ounces. It is also alleged that Wynns possessed muriatic acid, sodium hydroxide, ammonium nitrate, white gas, pseudoephedrine, Drano, and the plastic bottle.

The unlawful disposal charge alleges that Wynns attempted to dispose of the bottle of liquid methamphetamine by placing it behind the garage at the residence on Silver Street.

• Alexis D. Braam-Armondi, was indicted on three felony charges, as well as one misdemeanor charge. Braam-Armondi was charged with unlawful manufacturing methamphetamine in the third degree, a class D felony; burglary in the third degree, class D felony; criminal possession of precursors to methamphetamine, a class E felony; as well as criminal trespass in the second degree, a class A misdemeanor.

It is alleged that Braam-Armondi, on Feb. 10, in the City of Norwich, and while acting with others did possess sulfuric acid, ammonium nitrate, rubbing alcohol, coffee filters and a mason jar to unlawfully manufacture methamphetamine. It is also alleged that Braam-Armondi possessed pseudoephedrine, and liquid drain cleaner with multiple spent mobile labs. The burglary and criminal trespass charges allege that Braam-Armondi unlawfully remained in an empty downstairs apartment in order to participate in these illegal activities.


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