Kenneth R. Powell

Marcy man faces charges after meth lab found in vehicle

Published Jun 11, 2018 at 4:00pm

A Marcy man has been charged with cooking methamphetamine after a meth lab was found in his motor vehicle at the Madison Plaza Apartments late Saturday night, according to local law enforcement officials.

Police said Kenneth R. Powell, 34, of 6250 Route 291, was found in his vehicle at 11:50 p.m. after reports of suspicious activity. Police said at least one active meth lab was cooking inside Powell’s vehicle, along with the ingredients to make more.

The state police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team responded to the scene to clean up the hazardous chemicals.

Powell is charged with one count of third-degree manufacturing meth, a class D felony, authorities said.

He is scheduled to appear in City Court, authorities said.