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Gowanda man, son face drug charges linked to triple stabbing

A 55-year-old Gowanda man and his 19-year-old son were sent to the Cattaraugus County Jail in Little Valley following their arrest Thursday night in Gowanda on multiple felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in a follow-up to the Jan. 24 stabbings of three people in Gowanda.

Gowanda Police arrested Joseph R. Gugino Jr. and his son, Indigo J. Vantino at the suspects’ home on West Main Street in Gowanda.

Andrew D. Estrada, 18, of Gowanda, was arrested Jan. 24 for the three stabbings, which police said was linked to a drug deal gone bad.

Gugino and Vantino have not been charged in connection with the stabbings.