Pair face meth charges after home parole check


VILLAGE OF LOWVILLE — A man and woman have both been charged in Lewis County after crystal meth was found in an apartment on Trinity Avenue on Tuesday, according to law enforcement officials.

Sheriff’s deputies said a state parole home check at the
Trinity Avenue apartment at
about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday uncovered a quantity of meth, drug
packaging materials and digital scales, along with other drug

The parole check was for 56-year-old Charles E. Taylor, who authorities said was taken into custody on one count of fifth-degree possession of a
controlled substance, a class D felony, and two counts of
second-degree use of drug

Taylor was arraigned in court and was sent to county jail in lieu of $7,500 cash bail or $15,000 bond.

He is scheduled to reappear in court.

Authorities said a parole violation was also lodged against Taylor. According to state records, he was released on parole on Dec. 31, 2018 after serving 3 1/2 months on a charge of unlawfully manufacturing meth.

The following day, authorities said they also charged apartment residence Jennifer L. Taylor, age 37, with one count each of seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance, second-degree use of drug paraphernalia and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

She was released on an appearance ticket for Village Court.


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