A Tioga County Corrections Sergeant is accused of stealing from the Public Safety Building and having drugs in his possession.

The Tioga County Sheriff’s office says 36 year old Jonathon Edwards of Candor was arrested June 18 at the County Jail and relieved of his duties.

Edwards is charged with felony burglary and misdemeanor counts of petit larceny, official misconduct and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

He was transferred from Tioga to the Broome County Jail with bail set at 20-thousand dollars. Edwards has been placed on leave pending further Civil Service proceedings.

The information released by the Sheriff’s office did not specify what property Edwards is accused of taking from the county jail or other details of the nature of the charges against him.

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