ULYSSES, N.Y. — Two people are facing drug charges after they were taken into custody in the town of Ulysses Friday after a five-month long investigation, police said.
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Police said Aljamal Bovian, 27, of 1860 Trumansburg Road, Apartment 3, is charged with four counts of felony third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.
Officials say they found 51 grams of heroin, a scale, an electronic stun gun, 2 cell phones and about $3,000 in Bovian’s home after executing a search warrant that had been issued after a five-month long investigation.
Police said Imani S. Austin, 20, of 1718 Mecklenburg Road in Ithaca, was also arrested for two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a child.
Bovian was arraigned in Ithaca City Court and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.
Austin was arraigned at the town of Ulysses Court and released on her own recognizance.
Officials said the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team, Troop C Uniform Force, Ithaca Police Department and Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office worked together to carry out the investigation and make the arrests.
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