Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on October 14, 2022, Steuben County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T team executed a search warrant at a residence on Creekside Drive in the Town of Erwin. That search resulted in approximately one ounce of suspected methamphetamine and several grams of a suspected opioid valued at roughly $3,000. The search warrant was issued under an investigation of narcotics sales conducted by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, the City of Corning Police Department, and the Village of Bath Police Department. Arrested after the search was Matthew E. Taft, age 42, of Creekside Drive, Erwin, New York. Mr. Taft was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a class B Felony.