Johnson City Police say a Sidney man is facing felony drug charges following a traffic stop in the Village.

Johnson City Police/ Jason Babcock mug shot
Johnson City Police/ Jason Babcock mug shot


52-year-old Jason Babcock was pulled over on Main Street at around 4:30 p.m. November 25th for a traffic violation when officers say they smelled marijuana from inside the vehicle.

Police say they found Babcock had 8 grams of cocaine and $1,235 in suspected drug proceeds in the vehicle.  Two passengers were allegedly in possession of marijuana and a third passenger was charged with possessing several hypodermic needles.

Babcock is charged with two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor count of displaying a forged inspection sticker.

Babcock was sent to the Broome County Jail while his passengers were issued tickets to appear in Johnson City Village Court at a later date.

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