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Yorkshire couple jailed after raid on an alleged pot factory

LITTLE VALLEY – A Yorkshire couple in their 20s are being held at the Cattaraugus County Jail as a result of a raid on their Bolton Road home Tuesday by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office and the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force.

Ryann C. Skiver, 28, and Megan L. Shimburski, 25, are charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, unlawful growing of marijuana, criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second-degree, criminal possession of marijuana and child endangerment.

Shimburski is also charged with tampering with evidence for allegedly trying to destroy evidence as the law enforcement team was entering her home. Spokesmen for the Drug Task Force said the investigation of the couple’s alleged marijuana factory in their home is continuing. Both are being held in lieu of $25,000 cash bail.

The county Child Protection Services agency is taking care a child found in the home.