The Madison County Sheriff's Office says it shutdown a suspected meth lab in an early morning raid on Washington Avenue in the City of Oneida.

Sheriff's investigators say they found a significant amount of evidence that confirmed the existence of an active meth lab.

41-year old John Whaley, 34-year old Kelly Francis and 29-year old Patrick Crane, all from Oneida, were arrested.

The three are facing numerous charges, including criminal possession of a controlled substance, manufacturing methamphetamine and criminal possession of meth making material.  Authorities say additional charges are pending.

The NYS Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team and the City of Oneida Fire Department assisted on the scene.

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