NIAGARA FALLS – Narcotics detectives seized crack cocaine and cash in a drug raid Monday night
Joseph G. Currie, 34, of Belden Place was arraigned Tuesday in City Court on charges of third, fourth and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was remanded to Niagara County Jail on $10,000 bail. A return court date was set for Friday.
Detectives, acting on complaints about vehicle and foot traffic and tips from the public, served a warrant at 3232 Belden Place at 9:20 p.m. Monday. They were aided by the city’s Emergency Response Team.
In the raid investigators seized 3.5 grams of crack cocaine, scales, gloves, baggies and pots used to cook the drug. Also seized was $325 in cash.