K9 Allegedly Discovers Drugs In Car Following Deer Crash

SHERMAN – A Salamanca woman is facing drug charges after a Chautauqua County Sheriff K9 allegedly discovered meth, cocaine, heroin, prescription pills, marijuana, hypodermic needles and other drug paraphernalia in her possession late Wednesday.

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Candy L. Leon, 51, was driving on I-86 near Sherman when she struck a deer causing heavy damage to her vehicle. Deputies responded to the crash just before midnight.
After speaking with Leon investigators deployed K9 Officer Link who made the discovery.
Inside, deputies allegedly located over 1/2 ounce of methamphetamine, two grams of cocaine, two grams of heroin, prescription pills, marijuana, hypodermic needles, and other drug paraphernalia.
Leon was arrested and charged with felony criminal possession controlled substance, three counts of criminal possession controlled substance, criminally using hypodermic instrument, and unlawful possession of marijuana.
She was arraigned in the Town of Sherman Court and remanded to the County Jail with bail set at $10,000 cash.
No one inside the vehicle was injured in the crash.