A drug bust in Auburn Friday resulted in a city street being blocked off for hours.
Orchard Street between Jefferson and Baker streets was blocked off as the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 54 Orchard Street and allegedly found multiple people manufacturing methamphetamine. The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office reports adults and children were inside the home and some were taken to the hospital.
The names of the people involved and further details of the investigation have yet to be released.
The Auburn Fire Department did assist at the scene due to the presence of hazardous chemicals and materials. The New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team responded as well to assist with processing the scene and clean up. Also assisting at the scene were the DEC Police, and Auburn TLC Ambulance.
Cayuga County Child Protective Services is assisting with the investigation.
We will update this story as more information is made available.