Police find mobile meth lab

ROUSES POINT – A Clinton County man was jailed early Tuesday morning after police discovered an active methamphetamine lab inside a vehicle he was driving.

Chazy-based state police arrested Ryan M. Tetreault, 27, of Altona, at approximately 12:20 a.m. Tuesday and charged him with third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Police said in a press release that Tetreault was stopped for vehicle and traffic violations on Chapman Street in the village of Rouses Point. Subsequent to the stop, police said troopers discovered an “active one-pot meth lab” inside Tetreault’s 2005 Hyundai.

The Troop B Narcotics Enforcement Unit and the New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team responded to the scene of the arrest.

Tetreault was arraigned in Champlain town court and remanded to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond. The Clinton County District Attorney’s Office was advised of the case and additional charges may be filed pending further investigation.