ITHACA, N.Y. – A Cornell student arrested at a residence hall Friday is facing felony drug charges, officials said.

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Lehman Schwab, 19, was taken into custody by Cornell police after a search warrant was issued in his suite in the Hans Bethe House, a west campus residence hall, officials said in a news release. 

He’s charged with two counts of felony third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

The arrest was the result of a joint investigation by Ithaca police, Cornell police and the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office.

Schwab is scheduled to be arraigned Saturday.

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Jolene Almendarez

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