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Police: Meth Lab Busted in Wilson

Investigation in Easton leads police to home in Wilson, and four arrests.

Easton police say they uncovered a meth lab in Wilson Friday morning.

According to police, the raid at 6 a.m. at 120 N. 15th St. came after several weeks of investigation of meth trafficking in Easton. 

Inside the building, police found 12 people, four of them children, as well as equipment used for making methamphetamine. The state police Clandestine Laboratory Team came to process the scene.

Four people were charged following the raid:

  • Ferdinand Incay, 47, and Thomas Stocker, 30, both of 120 N. 15th St., charged with manufacturing of a controlled substance, running a meth lab, conspiracy and other charges.
  • Tarick Badger, 18, charged with possession of marijuana.
  • Lindsey Whitney, arrested on a Northampton County bench warrant.

Incay and Stocker were arraigned Friday afternoon before District Judge Richard Yetter, who set their bail at $100,000.

Stocker seemed concerned about the charges against him -- all of which could land him in jail for 10 or 15 years if convicted. He spoke up several times before and during the araignment.

"Do both of us have to be charged with this?" he asked one of the detectives.

"Yeah," the detective said.

When the judge came in, Stocker asked what the usual sentence was for the charges against him.

"You're asking me to give out something that flirts with legal advice," Yetter told him.

"It really wasn't as bad as they're making it seem," Stocker said.

Later, he told the judge he was concerned because he has five children, and two more on the way, and referred to how he "messed up."

"Let's not talk about the incident, and you 'messing up,'" Yetter told him. "You're innocent until proven guilty."

Congested January 11, 2013 at 10:36 PM
Now maybe I will be able to get my Claritin-D when I need it.
Armed Citizen January 12, 2013 at 05:11 AM
"Later, he told the judge he was concerned because he has five children, and two more on the way..." Great, we the taxpayers will be supporting seven children and God knows how many baby mamas. These people must be prevented from breeding.
Sue Jarrell January 12, 2013 at 12:11 PM
I guess he should have thought about his babies before he wanted to make meth. He is only concerned about them, when he is in jeopardy of going to prison. I think he has things switched around a bit. You really have to laugh at his logic. Very sad indeed.
Anonymous January 12, 2013 at 01:16 PM
Thankyou to those who caught this producer. The house might have to be torn down. Byer beware of buying a home where meth is produced. You will get seriously ill and not know why. Those children have already been seriously exposed and I pray that they will get placed into care. More people should think about caring for children in foster care. Call Salvation Army, Bethany Christian Services, or Pinebrook. The kids are not going to disappear but rather will reappear as a problem to society if they do not get into a loving home where they can be taught love and respect. If every real Christian could take care of the "least of these" and just care for 1 extra child the results would be amazing. If you are at a time of your life where you cannot care for 1, there are many things you CAN do. Find out how you can quality just to give "respite care" ( a small break) to a foster family by giving them maybe just 2 hours one night so that they can go out and have a small date or something. That would mean the world to them. Sadly there will always be the lost people who think drug $ is the answer to their problems, but the children can be shown a different and better life.

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