Montour Falls man taken into custody on felony charges after drug investigation

On Monday around 5:30 p.m. deputies served a warrant on a Montour Falls man with the assistance of New York State Police and the Watkins Glen Police Department.

Deputies say Robert Stevens, 27, of Montour Falls was arrested as result of a grand jury indictment for two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance.

An investigation led by the sheriff’s office resulted in the charges after Stevens sold a controlled substance to a confidential informant within Schuyler County.

Stevens was found hiding in an upstairs bathroom- and was eventually taken into custody after refusing to surrender.

He was transported to the Schuyler County Jail to await arraignment.

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