Some more details have been released into the arrest of the Tioga County jail sergeant from earlier this week. 3
6 year old Jonathan Edwards is jailed on a felony count of burglary and misdemeanors charges of petit larceny and criminal possession of a controlled substance. According to court documents, Edwards is accused of stealing approximately 20 hydrocodone pills from a sealed evidence box, along with tools and other supplies while on duty at the correctional facility. The motive in the thefts was not mentioned in court records.
Edwards has worked for Tioga County for a dozen years.