Dryden, N.Y. — A fugitive from Kentucky wanted for violating a probation warrant on an unlawful weapons charge was arrested by deputies in Dryden last week, according to the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office.

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Joshua S. Drake, 31, was wanted by law enforcement of the city of Brandenburg in Kentucky. Drake was arrested at 9:14 p.m. after deputies responded to a house at 29 Neimi Road in the town of Dryden, according to the news release.

Deputies said that police went to the house after receiving a tip that a fugitive was at the location.

Drake was arraigned at the Village of Freeville Court and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail pending extradition to Kentucky.

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Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.