ATHENS — A village man was arrested by state police on felony drug charges Thursday, state police Troop F public information officer Steven Nevel said Monday.

Reginald Scantlebury, 32, of Athens, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell a narcotic drug, both class B felonies, and criminal use of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor, Nevel said.

A search warrant was executed Nov. 12 at Scantlebury’s home on Eb’s Lane. The search revealed Scantlebury was in possession of more than one ounce of cocaine, Nevel said.

Scantlebury was arraigned in Athens Town Court and released on his own recognizance.

His next court appearance is scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nevel said.

The investigation and arrest involved State Police at Catskill, State Police Troop F Violent Gangs Narcotics Enforcement Team, Greene County District Attorney’s Office, Greene County Sheriff’s Office and the Athens Police Department.

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