WENY News - Candor man arrested on drug and gun charges

Candor man arrested on drug and gun charges

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CANDOR N.Y. (WENY) -- A Tioga County New York man is behind bars after police say they found a slew of drugs, guns, paraphernalia, and a large amount of cash.

According to New York State Police, 30-year-old Dustin J. Hover was arrested on December 14th, after a search warrant at 421 Cass Hill Road in the Town of Candor. Police served the warrant to investigate the sale of methamphetamine.

Police say they found 3 grams of crystal methamphetamine, approximately 3 pounds of marijuana, hyrocodone pills, hydromorphone pills, 2 cell phones, digital scales, and drug packaging materials.

The search also allegedly turned up an AK-47 rifle, and three handguns.

Police say they also seized ammunition, body armor, a baton, a drug ledger, a laptop, and $13,382 in cash.

Hover was charged with:

- Criminal possession of a controlled substance.

- Three counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

- Criminal possession of marijuana

- Two counts of criminally using drug paraphernalia 

Hover was arraigned and sent to the Tioga County Jail without bail.

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