Seneca County man sentenced for making meth in Cortland

CORTLAND, N.Y. – A Seneca County man was sentenced to 2 and 1/2 years in state prison on Tuesday for making meth at a home in Cortland, according to an official at the Cortland County Courthouse.

Holdan W. Hayes, 27, was one of four people taken into custody on April 8 after state police and the Cortland County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a home in the town of Cortlandville.

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During their search, police found approximately 4 ounces of methamphetamine oil, approximately 1 gram of methamphetamine, and several items associated with the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

At the time he was taken into custody, the Cortland County Sheriff's Department had an active warrant out for Hayes' arrest regarding a previous meth lab operation.

Hayes was one of three people arrested in August of last year who were found with meth labs in their backpacks on Clinton Avenue.

His prison sentence includes one year of post-release supervision.


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