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Underage Drinking In Cohocton

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COHOCTON, NY (WENY) -- The Mayor of Cohocton is in trouble with the law after police say he gave alcohol to minors over the weekend.

On Friday, state police were given a tip about underage drinking at the "Cohocton Development Corporation" on Maple Avenue.

When they arrived just before midnight, they found a 14 and 19-year-old drinking alcohol they say was given to them by Thomas Cox.

Police tell us Cox was present at the time of the incident and was charged with 2 counts of Unlawfully Dealing With a Child.

The 70-year-old was arraigned before the Town Justice and released on his own recognizance.

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