On February 7th, 2017 at about 1:10 P.M. the Dunkirk City Police and the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force located and arrested Jeremy N. ECHEVARRIA of 775 Washington Aver., Dunkirk, NY at the intersection of 4th St. and Swan St. in the City of Dunkirk on an outstanding Dunkirk City Court arrest warrant charging him with one count each of Criminal possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree and Criminal Sale of Controlled Substance in the Degree. The warrant is based on information supplied by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force. It is alleged by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force that ECHEVARRIA has sold quantities of cocaine to agents of the Task Force within the City of Dunkirk. As a result of the arrest ECHEVARRIA was arraigned before Dunkirk City Court Judge Drag and then committed to the Chautauqua County Jail pending further action of the court.
Authorities continue to ask members of the community to call when they observe suspicious or narcotics related activity in their neighborhood.