Steuben County man arrested for drug possession

Police say a Canisteo man was arrested for drug possession.

According to a news release, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested David T. Shepherd, 46, of Canisteo for possession of a controlled substance and promoting prison contraband.

It is alleged that Shepherd entered the secure area of the Steuben County Jail while possessing a quantity of suspected methamphetamine.

Shepherd is due to answer charges at a later date.

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