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Groton woman faces felony weapons charge after traffic stop

A traffic stop in Cortlandville resulted in the arrest of a 52-year-old woman, Jennifer Phillips of Groton, according to the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies pulled over Phillips’ vehicle on Fairview Drive last week for a traffic infraction and discovered that she had an outstanding warrant. During the stop, Phillips was found to be in possession of a loaded firearm and a controlled substance.


Phillips was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon, as a felony, and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

She was arraigned and released, and is due to appear in the Cortlandville Town Court on Wednesday, February 8th.