Ithaca, N.Y. — Two men have been arrested on felony drug charges involving oxycodone, heroin and crack cocaine, according to a statement released by the Ithaca Police Department on Wednesday.

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Christopher Brown, 35, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, and one misdemeanor. Abdullah Yoda, 18, was also charged with the same felony and two misdemeanor counts.

Police say Yoda was found to be in possession of crack cocaine, heroin, oxycodone and marijuana. Brown was found in possession of 96 Oxycodone tablets for which he did not have a prescription and 1 gram of heroin, police say.

Both men have been sent to jail.

The arrests occurred on the 400 block of Elmira Road around 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.