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Man Arrested for Possesion of Heroin

An Afton man is facing charges after police say he had hundreds of bags of heroin ready for sale.

Broome County Sheriff's say 49-year old John Tipler had 221 bags of heroin.  An investigation led police to stop Tipler on interstate 88 in Sanitaria Springs.  Tipler is charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a felony.

Tipler was sent to the Broome County jail without bail.

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