A three-hour stand off at a motel in the Allegany County community of Scio ended Friday night with the arrests of a Friendship man and a Wellsville woman suspected of making methamphetamine in a makeshift lab in the Town of Bolivar, State Police said.
Troopers were alerted to the clandestine lab on Kansas Hollow Road on Nov. 21 and the state police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team and the State Police Crime Lab were called in to handle the evidence.
Investigators eventually located two suspects, Jordan R. Doane, 24, of Friendship and Elizabeth K. Martin, 22, of Wellsville, at the Long Vue Motel on State Route 417 in Scio where they barricaded themselves in Friday night.
They were taken into custody three hours later and brought to the Town of Bolivar Court where they were arraigned and remanded to the Allegany County Jail in lieu of bail.
They were charged with felony counts of third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the third degree and unlawful disposal of methamphetamine laboratory material.