Sheriff: Two found with meth in camper in Cortlandville

CORTLANDVILLE, N.Y. – Two people were arrested Saturday after sheriff's deputies found methamphetamine in their camper, the Cortland County Sheriff's Department announced Thursday.

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On Jan. 9, officers from the Cortland County Sheriff's Department responded to a call from an anonymous source stating that there was drug activity in a camper in the backyard of a residence on State Route 11 in Cortlandville.

Deputies discovered that Joshua J. Morris, 35, and Abby L. Alexander, 25 were residing in the camper.

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Joshua Morris, left, and Abby Alexander (Cortland County Sheriff's Department)

The sheriff's department K9 was utilized for a narcotics search, which turned up methampetamines in two different locations of the camper, authorities said.

Morris and Alexander were charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally using drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.

Both were arraigned and held in Cortland County Jail. Morris' bail was set at $7,500 bail or $22,500 bond. Alexander's bail was set at $750 or $1,500 bond.

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