A New Jersey man and a Delaware County, New York woman were arrested on Friday, April 10 after New York State Police narcotics investigators found cocaine in the man's car during a traffic stop and raided the woman's Arkville residence, police say.
Twenty-eight-year-old Jose Ozuna was driving on Route 28 in Delaware County on Friday night at 10 p.m. when Southern Tier State Police drug investigators and uniformed state police personnel pulled him over and searched his vehicle, according to a State Police press release. The officers reported that they found five ounces of cocaine, a digital scale, a switchblade and $580 in cash in Ozuna's vehicle.
Left: Dawn Hayden (top) and Jose Ozuna. Via the New York State Police.
After Ozuna was arrested, narcotics investigators executed a search warrant at the home of 26-year-old Dawn Hayden, on Elliot Hills Road in Arkville in the Delaware County town of Middletown. Police say that they found a loaded .32 caliber revolver, a "Savage Model 30E" 12-gauge shotgun, a switchblade knife, a digital scale, a small amount of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia and four cell phones in Hayden's home.
Ozuna was charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second degree, misdemeanor criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree and misdemeanor criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree. He was arraigned in the town of Middletown court and is being held without bail at the Delaware County Correctional Facility.
Hayden was charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, misdemeanor criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. She was arraigned in the town of Middletown court and is being held on $10,000 cash bail and $20,000 property bond at the Delaware County Correctional Facility.