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Jamestown man charged with making meth

JAMESTOWN – A Jamestown man was arrested Friday when authorities broke up a meth lab.

Harry J. Radke, 39, was charged with third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, Jamestown police said.

An investigation by the Jamestown Metro Task Force and State Police led to an early-morning search of a residence on Eighth Street, where the meth was being manufactured, police said. Investigators confiscated a quantity of methamphetamine and materials used to manufacture it.

The investigation is continuing and more charges are pending.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the anonymous tip line at 483-Tips.

In addition, the task force made a separate drug bust on Thursday afternoon on Stowe Street in Jamestown, where they charged a man with selling heroin out of his lower apartment. Investigators found heroin, packaging materials, scales, a quantity of methadone and a loaded .22-calibar handgun.

Mario Adams, 26, was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and criminal use of drug paraphernalia.

Additional charges are pending.