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6 charged in Chautauqua County drug raid

Six people were arrested when the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and the Sheriff’s Department SWAT team raided a residence on Alleghany Road, Town of Hanover, shortly before 2 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office.

Charged by authorities with third-degree and fourth-degree possession of a controlled substance and held in the County Jail in lieu of $75,000 bail each were Adam N. Mox, 22, and James M. Hurley, 23, both of the Alleghany Road address; Nicholas J. Shambo, 21, and Amber R. Roush, 21, both of Third Street, Forestville; Joy M. Sprague, 22, of King Road, Forestville; and Mikayla A. Miller, 22, of Parkway, Silver Creek, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said they seized more than 21 grams of uncut fentanyl, cocaine, suboxone, concentrated marijuana, a rifle, drug packaging items and a large amount of cash.

The arrests stemmed from an investigation into overdose cases, two of them fatal, in northern Chautauqua County, authorities said.

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