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Mother-daughter duo from Auburn charged with selling heroin

A mother and a daughter from Auburn were arrested Tuesday for allegedly selling heroin to undercover officers with the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force, according to the Auburn Police Department.

Auburn Police Department Deputy Chief Roger Anthony said Patty J. Waldby, 56, of 7 Barber St., had sold heroin in concert with her daughter, Samantha A. Dixon, 30, of the same address, to an undercover task force agent sometime between January and March 2018. Dixon had also sold heroin to agents on three other occasions within that same time frame, Anthony said.

Waldby was picked up on an indictment warrant at 5:10 p.m. at 70 Arterial East and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and fourth-degree conspiracy.

Dixon was picked up on an indictment warrant at 6:45 p.m. at 46 North St. and charged with three counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance, one count of criminal sale of a controlled substance, three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, one count of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and fourth-degree conspiracy.

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