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Two arrested in Jamestown meth lab raid; third man is being sought

JAMESTOWN – Two men were arrested Friday in a raid on methamphetamine manufacturing facility, while a third suspect remains at large, Jamestown police said.

City officers, joined by investigators from state police and the Department of Homeland Security, targeted 181 Barrows St. about 5 p.m. Friday, after obtaining a search warrant.

They seized materials used in the production of the drug, and arrested Joseph A. Snyder, 28, and Dustin R. Verrett, 23, both of the Barrows Street address, authorities said. Each was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substnace and third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine.

An arrest warrant also has been issued for Donald W. Dean, 38, of Jamestown, who is believed to have been involved in the drug operation and also is wanted on other charges, police said. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Jamestown Police Department’s confidential tip line at 483-8477 or the police desk at 483-7537.