Charged for meth and equipment to make more

CANASTOTA — A 36-year-old Madison County man was charged with possessing methamphetamine and portable meth lab equipment while parked at the municipal pool on Monday.

Oneida-based state police said Ronald E. McEathron, of Munnsville, was parked at the Robert F. Borgognoni Municipal Pool and Park when he was interviewed by an investigator who was looking into a separate methamphetamine arrest. Troopers said McEathron was found with more than two ounces of meth oil, a quantity of methamphetamine and all the necessary equipment to make more meth in his vehicle.

McEathron is charged with one count each of second and seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance and third-degree manufacturing methamphetamine, troopers said. He was arraigned in Village Court and was sent to county jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.