Police Seize $12,000 in Meth at Tioga Downs Hotel
Authorities say methamphetamine with a street value of several thousand dollars was confiscated at Tioga Downs Casino Resort.
New York State Police investigators say 34-year-old Michael Champlin of Camillus has been charged with second-degree attempted possession of a controlled substance.
Investigators say the Nichols business received a package address to a casino hotel guest on January 3.
Police discovered the package contained about ten ounces of crystal meth.
A search warrant was obtained and investigators searched Champlin's room and his vehicle.
Police said the street value of the confiscated drugs was estimated to be $12,000.
The searches resulted in the seizure of more methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Champlin was arraigned in Nichols town court. He was sent to Tioga County Jail without bail.
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