(WSTM/WTVH) A joint investigation by members of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and the NY State Police has lead to the arrest of 3 men for making meth close to an elementary school.
Authorities executed a search warrant at 9075 North Road in the Town of Sullivan late last week. The search warrant lead to the arrest of 3 suspects.
52-year-old Michael Gorman, pictured in his mugshot with what appears to be flame tattoos on his eyebrows, was charged with unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the 3rd degree, a class D Felony, criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material in the 2nd degree, a Misdemeanor, and conspiracy in the 5th degree, a class A misdemeanor. The suspect was arraigned in Sullivan Town Court and taken to Madison County Jail on $15,000 cash bail of $30,000 bond. He’s due back in court today, June 28th.
Let’s take a trip back to Upstate New York for today’s news story. I’ve been watching a lot of Breaking Bad reruns lately, so this article hits home. As I’ve stated in many a previous article, it is not in your best interest to sell/produce crystal methamphetamine. That said, if you ARE going to produce meth, I would advise you to select a location that is further from an elementary school than Jared Fogel is allowed. That’s one of those things where the cops might turn the other cheek if they find out about your operation. Maybe it gets pushed to the bottom of the to-do list if your meth lab is near an abandoned farm or down underneath the Amtrak bridge. As soon as you set up shop next to Bridgeport Elementary School though? That’s going to jump you right up to public enemy number one. Don’t for one minute tell me that there wasn’t a better place to cook your meth. Have you ever been to Bridgeport, NY? Or even Madison County? It’s in the middle of absolute NOWHERE. Not to mention all of your fellow townsfolk probably have their own meth operations going on as well, it is a Syracuse suburb after all. Pick ANY place in the town that isn’t across from an elementary school, and you probably avoid this whole situation all together. You’re not exactly cornering the market by selling to kids that are still pooping their pants either. Last time I checked, 1st – 6th graders aren’t going to be your best bet to move product. I guess I have been out of school for a while though, and kids are learning more and more at younger and younger ages, so what do I know.
I’m feeling chock full of advice today, so here’s some more advice for you. I’ll toss this one in for free. If you are going to be arrested for selling and producing crystal meth near an elementary school, make sure you make the most out of your mugshot. For some, that means making sure you’ve showered and don’t look like trailer trash. For others? For others, that means getting some dope ass flames tattooed onto your face to replace your eyebrows. Who gets killed in prison, the guy who looks like a drunk, meth-dealing, Pirate Steve? Or the guy who has tattooed flames for eyebrows. So the moral of this story? Permanently disfigure your face before you begin a meth production operation in front of an elementary school. Or, don’t start up said meth production operation in the first place. I’m not your mom, I’ll let you make that decision for yourself.