ONEONTA – In the course of investigating last night’s burglary at 73 Center Street, the home’s occupant was arrested for possessing nearly 10 pounds of marijuana.
Alexander Coffran, 27, was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession after 9.6 lbs of marijuana, valued between $55-$60,000, was recovered from his home as police investigated a robbery from a distress call they received at 1:40 a.m.
In addition, $300 worth of concentrated cannabis and $2,377 in cash were secured.
The maxim sentence for a class D felony is seven years incarceration.
The investigation into the burglary is ongoing.