On October 14, 2015, at about 3:50 PM, the City of Dunkirk Police Department Detective Division located and arrested Jose M. Correa, age 35, of 204 Beaver St. Dunkirk N.Y. on an outstanding arrest warrant that had been issued earlier by the City of Dunkirk Court Judge Drag. The warrant charges Mr. Correa with one count each of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree. The warrant was issued for Mr. Correa based on information brought by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force. It is alleged by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force that Mr. Correa has sold quantities of crack cocaine to an agent of the Drug Task Force within the City of Dunkirk. Additional charges against Mr. Correa are pending. Mr. Correa was taken to the City of Dunkirk Police Department Jail.
The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force is comprised of officers from the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office and City of Dunkirk Police Department. The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force would like to encourage members of the community to call either the Task Force at 800-344-8702 or their local Dunkirk Police at 363-0313 when they observe narcotics related activity in their area.