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2 HELD ON DRUG COUNTS AFTER FAILING TO POST BAIL

Two men failed to post bail following their arraignment Friday in City Court on drug charges connected to a raid Thursday at 130 Townsend St.

Julio A. Montalvo, 18, of 130 Townsend was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. Bail was sent at $20,000 cash or $40,000 property bond.

Jose M. Ortiz, 20, 83 Wisteria Drive, Fredonia, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Bail was set at $10,000 cash or $20,000 property bond.

Both men are in Chautauqua County Jail.

Dunkirk police, the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration raided the house and seized cocaine, packaging material, paraphernalia and more than $20,000 in cash. More arrests are likely.

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