McGraw man arrested for crystal meth & cocaine possession

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A village of McGraw man was arrested on Thursday for possession of crystal methamphetamine, cocaine and other drugs, according to a report by the Cortland County Drug Task Force.

The report noted that the county drug task force executed a search warrant at a residence on West Main Street in the village.

The task force found Chester L. Burdick, 47, in possession of an ounce of crystal meth, eight grams of cocaine, 46 bags of fentanyl, 68 strips of sublingual strips, 19 pills containing buprenorphine, 40 pills containing amphetamine, packaging materials, scales and an undisclosed amount of money, the report stated.

According to the report, the drugs discovered at the residence have a street value over $5,330.

Burdick was arrested and charged with three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (a Class-B Felony), two counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (a Class-D Felony) and two counts of second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia (a Class-A Misdemeanor).

The report stated that the investigation is ongoing, and Burdick could face further charges.

Burdick was processed, arraigned and sent to Cortland County jail without bail. He is due to appear in Cortlandville town court at a later date.