Meth lab bust in Watertown

WATERTOWN, NYRobert D. Dusharm, Jr., 55, of 642 Emerson St., Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 10:10 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at 332 Winslow St. with third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine.

Mr. Dusharm is accused of possessing sulfuric acid, sodium hydroxide, ammonia nitrate, lighter fluid, plastic bottles, coffee filters, plastic tubing, funnels, respiratory protection, one pot and a gas generator at about 4:53 p.m. Saturday at 332 Winslow St., according to court documents.

He was arraigned at 8:30 a.m. Sunday before Watertown City Judge Anthony M. Neddo who sent him to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building with bail set at $5,000 cash. Judge Neddo said Mr. Dusharm has a previous felony coviction. He is scheduled to appear 10 a.m. Monday in City Court.