A Chenango County man was sent to jail after police confiscated hundreds of oxycodone pills and dozens of marijuana plants.


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Authorities say 36-year-old Chester Travis of South Plymouth was arrested Friday.

Police say "no knock" search warrants were executed around 3 p.m. after they were signed by a county judge.

According to the Chenango County Sheriff's Office, the search warrants were issued after anonymous callers provided information on a tip line.

Investigators say a sophisticated marijuana grow operation was found in a hidden room in Travis's home on Route 23. Police discovered a false door, hidden exhaust fans and several dozen marijuana plants. About one ounce of hash oil also was confiscated.

Travis was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony. He also was charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana.

Travis was arraigned in Guilford town court. He was ordered held at Chenango County Jail.

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