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October 12, 2012

Troopers: Pa. man had drugs, stolen gun

Staff Report
The Daily Star

---- — State police arrested a Pennsylvania man Wednesday after he was found during a traffic stop to have more than an ounce and a half of cocaine and a loaded, stolen .45-caliber handgun, according to a new release.

Jose A. Ortiz-Perez, 39, of Allentown, was stopped by troopers from the Sidney station on Route 8 in the Town of Norwich, the media release said.

He was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

He arraigned in the Town of Norwich Court and held in the Chenango County jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.