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July 19, 2013

Man arrested on drug charges

Staff Report
The Daily Star

---- — A 42-year-old man has been arrested on drug-related charges, Oneonta police said.

Robert Perino Jr., who has lived in the area but is homeless, was charged Wednesday night with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and driving while ability impaired by drugs, misdemeanors, police said. 

Perino was arrested after a business near Chestnut and Church streets filed a complaint that he was trying to sell pills to customers entering and leaving the store, police said. 

Perino was held in the city lockup, pending appearance in court Thursday, when bail was set at $1,000, police said.