3 arrested in Groton; police seize $1,200 worth of heroin

GROTON, N.Y. – Three people in Groton were arrested on drug-related charges Wednesday after several law enforcement agencies carried out search warrants at two homes in the village.

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At around 8 a.m. Wednesday, officers from the Groton Police Department, Ithaca Police Department, the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police served search warrants at 208 East Cortland Street and 211 Main Street.

The search warrants were the result of a “lengthy investigation into narcotics trafficking,” according to the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office.

Officers reportedly seized 1 bag of loose heroin weighing approximately 2 grams, packaging material for the sale of heroin and $457 in cash. The street value of the narcotics seized is estimated to be worth $1,200.

Kyle D. Henline, 18, and Sabrina L. Townsend, 20, were charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, a felony. Townsend was also charged with a misdemeanor of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Koral K. Marusarz, 58, was charged with criminal nuisance, also a felony.

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