TROY - A 27-year-old Troy man faces a preliminary hearing at 1 p.m. May 22, before Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox of Troy on drug charges that resulted from an Oct. 11 search of his residence on High Street in Troy, according to court papers.

Justin Brock Wilcox of 205 High St., Apt. D, Troy, has been charged with three counts of a violation of The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act, the papers note.

The house with the 205 High St. address is located at the end of High Street, next to Troy High School and Memorial Auditorium.

In a police criminal complaint, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Robert Hutchison said Justin Wilcox was in possession of marijuana, oxycodone, methylphenidate, morphine sulphate and drug paraphernalia consisting of two glass smoking devices and two plastic straws.

According to an affidavit, a Tioga County Probation Officer had contacted Troy Police Chief Jarvis Burlingame, and told him that she found marijuana, numerous suspect tablets, and paraphernalia in the residence while Tioga County Probation conducted a field contact with Justin Wilcox.

Burlingame and another officer applied for a search warrant while the probation officer remained at the residence. The search was then conducted at 1:05 p.m., and the items were collected from Justin Wilcox's room, packaged and placed into evidence.

Justin Wilcox was sent a summons.

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