Deputies uncover large scale meth operation

lucas leclerc

LITTLE VALLEY, N.Y. (WIVB) – A tip led deputies to discover a large scale methamphetamine operation in Little Valley on Monday.

The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team spent hours at a home on South Court Street, seizing numerous pieces of evidence, including lab equipment, meth precursors, solvents, reagents and surveillance equipment. Officers say they also found 14.8 ounces of meth.

Lucas Leclerc was taken into custody. The 32-year-old is being held without bail pending arraignment in Buffalo Federal Court.

Deputies say the DEA Office in Buffalo has taken over the case and as the investigation continues, more arrests are expected.

Anyone with information on this case should call 716-373-2773.

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