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Machias Woman Arrested for Narcotics Possession

Erie County Sheriff Timothy B Howard reports the early morning arrest of a Machias woman for narcotics possession following a traffic stop on Rt. 219 in the Town of Concord.

Erie County Sheriff's Deputy Brad Ballantyne stopped a vehicle on Rt. 219 near Genesee Rd. in the Town of Concord for a traffic violation. Upon interview and investigation, the passenger, 41 year old Dlyn G. Tingue of Machias was found to be in possession of about a dozen Methadone pills wrapped in plastic which she had no prescription for.

Tingue was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 4th degree, a class C Felony, and was taken to the Erie County Holding Center and held for arraignment in the Town of Concord Court.

The driver was released at the scene with a traffic ticket.