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Rushville woman faces drug, bail jumping charges

Police say a Rushville woman was arrested after an investigation into the sale of narcotics in and around the Village of Penn Yan.

Officers charged Nichole Homkes on Sunday on a Superior Court Warrant, which had been issued after a lengthy investigation into the sale of narcotics in Penn Yan.

Police say Homkes was charged with third-degree criminal sale, and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Both charges are Class B felonies.

She was arraigned before Judge Cook and bail was set at $15,000 cash, or $20,000 secured bond.

Homkes was also arrested on four outstanding warrants out of Penn Yan Village Court. The charges included, petit larceny, criminal possession of a hypodermic needle, failure to respond to an appearance ticket and bail jumping in the third degree.

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