Drug Arrests


City of Dunkirk Police arrested a Fredonia man and a Sinclairville man early Sunday morning on multiple charges following an investigation of suspicious activity involving a vehicle. Just after 1:00 AM, based on observations of suspicious drug type activity,  Dunkirk Police Patrol Officers made a traffic stop of a car on E. Second St. near the intersection of S. Roberts Rd. As the occupants exited the vehicle to be questioned, officers observed drug related items in the car. Further investigation and a thorough search of the vehicle and suspects lead to the seizure of a quantity cocaine powder, a digital drug scale with cocaine residue on it, a spoon with cocaine residue, a crack pipe and other assorted drug related items. Both suspects were transported to Police Headquarters on the below charges.

Dewey was charged with felony fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, plus three counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-dgree criminally using drug paraphernalia. At Police Heaquarters, John Dewey was found to have a large rock of crack cocaine concealed in his clothing and was additionally charged with a Felony count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree (500 milligrams or more of crack cocaine).

Gray was also charged with three counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a contreolled substance and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia.

Both were held without bail for arraignment.


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