Antrim man allegedly was making meth

WELLSBORO – Derek M. Cohick, 24, of 243 A St., Antrim, was charged by state police with possession of liquefied ammonia with intent to manufacture a controlled substance, manufacture with intent to deliver methamphetamine and marijuana, and use and possession of paraphernalia after probation officers went to the residence for a check Dec. 21.

According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard’s office, officers were told by Cohick’s girlfriend, Ashley Schultz, that he wasn’t home.

They asked to be allowed to look around inside and were allowed in by Schultz, according to documents.

Police said they found liquefied ammonia, precursors of chemicals, drug paraphernalia including bongs, digital scales, pipes, grow lamps, needles, and plastic bottles for growing and processing pot and manufacturing meth.

They also found razor blades, small plastic bags and a prescription bottle with an unknown substance in it in the bedroom, they said.

There also was a marijuana growing operation in the attic, and Coleman Fuel and other items allegedly used to make meth were found in an upstairs bedroom, police said.

Cohick allegedly admitted to having been making meth and police found meth-making ingredients in a bedroom, including precursor chemicals.

The state police Clandestine Lab Response Team was notified and allegedly found other evidence indicating meth was being made.

Several firearms, including pistols, revolvers and shotguns, and ammunition also was seized by police.

Cohick was taken to Tioga County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.

His preliminary hearing has been set for Jan. 29.