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July 12, 2013

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 Sidney man charged in heroin sale

A Sidney man was arrested Tuesday for selling heroin in the city of Oneonta in July 2012, Otsego deputies said. Ian Lee Borowski, 35, was arrested for third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony.

Deputies were assisted in the investigation last summer by Oneonta police.

On Tuesday, Sidney police located Borowski in that village and took him into custody, deputies said. Otsego deputies arrested him on a sealed indictment warrant issued by the Otsego county grand jury. He was arraigned Wednesday and sent to Otsego county jail on $20,000 bail. If convicted, he faces up to 12 years in prison on the drug sale charge due to a previous felony conviction, deputies said.

Spruce Street work to continue

The reconstruction of Spruce Street will continue today with the paving of the section from Maple Street to Ford Avenue, weather permitting, according to a release from the city of Oneonta Department of Engineering. Utility work will also start on the section from Ford to Myrtle avenues.

During this time, through traffic will not be allowed. However, local residences and business, including the Hometown Deli, will be accessible. 

Anyone with questions can call the department at 432-6465.

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