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Four Erie County Probation Officers acting on a tip Wednesday, discovered a probationer in possession of large amounts of drugs and cash inside his City of Tonawanda residence. Raymond Frustino was taken into custody following the unannounced visit by the probation officers, according to the Erie County Executive's office. During a search of Frustino's residence, probat…

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A shooting in the Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood of Buffalo sent one victim to the hospital while police apprehended two individuals near the scene for marijuana possession. The male victim was shot in the leg at about 11:10 p.m. Saturday night near 230 Herman St., and was transported in a private vehicle for treatment at Buffalo General Medical Center. Buffalo police d…

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A Buffalo man and a Colorado man were sentenced Wednesday for their roles in a marijuana distribution case, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Damarcus Hennings, 26, of Buffalo, was sentenced to 78 months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford, who also sentenced Dashawn Abrams, 27, of Denver, to 51 months in prison, the U.S. Attorney's Office…

A Dunkirk couple was arrested on drug charges Friday following a police raid on their Deer Street residence, authorities said. Dunkirk police executed the warrant  in the apartment occupied by Ontario R. Eldridge, 31, and Katelyn M. Smith, 27, based on an investigation by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force that crack cocaine was being sold from that address. …

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Curtis Nalls, 38, John Banks, 34, and Cassondra McDougald, 32, all of Niagara Falls are accused of conspiracy to smuggle more than 100 kilograms of marijuana into the United States from Canada, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. Border agents in November 2016 received information that Banks and Nalls were involved in drug trafficking and smuggling activity from Ca…

Jamestown authorities and State Police seized crystal methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana and cash in a drug raid carried out on Monday at an apartment on Fifth Street in Jamestown, authorities said. Mark R. Maio, 32, and Mariah K. Snyder, 18, were both arrested on charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of marijuana and criminal us…

NORTH HARMONY – An out-of-town motorist faces drug and weapons charges after he was pulled over Monday by New York State Police for speeding on Interstate 86 in the hamlet of Stow. Thomas Sanchez, 20, of Lynn, Mass., was arrested and charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of marijuana, police said. After he was pulled over,…

The Erie County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit and SWAT Team, along with Buffalo Police officers, on Thursday seized illegal narcotics and a stolen handgun during a raid on a home on East North Street, according to a spokesman for the Sheriff's Department late Thursday. The raid resulted in one arrest, he said. A search warrant was executed at 5:45 p.m. at the residence, a…

Jamestown police Friday made two arrests and seized 58 bags of heroin, along with 14.6 grams of marijuana at a Newland Avenue address. After an  investigation into the sales and trafficking of heroin in the Jamestown area, investigators from the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and the New York State Police executed a  search warrant at 323 Newland Ave. and arrested Devo…