Cortland man pleads guilty to making meth in trailer

CORTLAND, N.Y. – A Cortland man will spend two years in prison for making meth under a plea agreement reached Thursday in Cortland County Court.

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On Nov. 11, 2014, Corrie C. Ryan, 32, and Chelin Kash, 22, were arrested after Cortland County sheriff’s deputies discovered lab equipment used to make meth in a travel trailer off Scutt Hill Road in the town of Harford.

Corrie Ryan

Corrie C. Ryan (Cortland County Sheriff’s Department)

Deputies discovered a one-pot meth lab along with materials used to make meth, including a plastic funnel, a pill grinder and lithium batteries.

Ryan pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of third degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetmaine, a class D felony, and agreed to spend two years in state prison followed by two years of post-release supervision.

The conviction marks Ryan’s second felony offense in Cortland County.

In February of 2010, Ryan was convicted of third degree attempted burglary, a class E felony, and sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison.

He is scheduled to be sentenced on the meth-making charge Oct. 15.

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