County: Woman allegedly in possession of drugs while in custody

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A woman was found to be in possession of drugs while she was being taken into custody, according to a report.

The Cortland County Sheriff’s report stated that Joella J. Belden, 35, of Homer, was located in Cortlandville and arrested on a warrant. It’s when officers allegedly found Belden in possession of drugs while in custody.

Belden was arrested on Wednesday (May 15) and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. She was processed, released and is now due to appear in Cortlandville town court on June 10.