Tioga County Man Charged in Meth Investigation
A Waverly man faces a felony drug possession count after police seized more than three pounds of methamphetamine in the village.
Authorities say 32-year-old Robert Patton was arrested Wednesday as a result of a multi-agency investigation.
Patton was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was arraigned in Waverly village court and sent to Tioga County Jail without bail.
According to New York State Police, an inactive meth lab was discovered at 125 Providence Street in Waverly. Search warrants also were executed at two locations on Broad Street in the village.
Investigators say they confiscated about three-and-a-half pounds of meth and two ounces of cocaine. They also seized around $50,000 in cash, weapons and a 2002 Dodge Dakota pickup truck.
The State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team removed hazardous materials associated with the suspected meth lab.
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