Alert New York State Police officers spotted a man wanted by the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office Monday afternoon.
Troopers say at about 2:30 pm, Edward Short, 37, who is from Marathon, was seen in a parking lot on West Main Street in that village.
Short was wanted on an arrest warrant from Tioga County.
When troopers searched him, they found he possessed a small amount of cocaine. Short was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and will answer in Town of Marathon court on June 1.
Troopers turned Short over to Tioga County Sheriff’s deputies to fulfill the warrant.