[Dunkirk, NY] After receiving information from the US Postal Service that Mr. Hector D. Santos-Morales, age 30, of 109 S. Beaver St, Dunkirk, NY, was going to be receiving a package containing over two pounds of cocaine via the mail, a brief joint investigation was conducted with the US Postal Service, DEA, Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, and Dunkirk Police.

On Monday the 29th of June 2020, in the early afternoon hours, members of the Dunkirk SRT team and the uniform patrol, served a search warrant on Mr. Santos-Morales’s house on S. Beaver St in the City of Dunkirk. Once the residence was secured, members of all the aforementioned agencies assisted in the search. Mr. Santos-Morales was taken in to custody without incident.

He was charged with the federal charge of Attempted to possess with intent to Distribute 500 grams or more of a Mixture and Substance Containing Cocaine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance. After his arraignment he was released under the supervision of Federal probation.

The Dunkirk Police Department and Sheriff’s Office encourages the public to please report any illegal activity and illegal drug activity to the following numbers listed below.

Dunkirk Tip Line 363-0313
Jamestown Metro Tip Line 483-8477

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