City man jailed on drug charge

GLOVERSVILLE – A city man is facing a felony drug charge after police said they found him in possession of drugs and items used to distribute them.

Freddie J. Barksdale, 38, of 19 Market St. was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony on Aug. 30.

City and state police executed a search warrant at Barksdale’s address, where investigators and detectives found cocaine, marijuana and equipment used to package and weigh the drugs for sale, the city Police Department said.

Barksdale was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Fulton County Jail.