On Wednesday March 1st, 2017 at about 9:30 pm, Officers of the Dunkirk Police Department received a complaint about a suspicious female in the bathroom of a local restaurant. Officers arrived on scene and located Kristen E. Grant leaving the store. As officers were speaking with Grant two hypodermic needles were observed protruding from her back pants pocket. A subsequent investigation revealed that one of the needles was loaded with cocaine and two bindles of heroin were found in Grants sock. Officers also located Julie A. Pierce in a nearby vehicle that belonged to Grant. After speaking with
Pierce it was discovered that she was in possession of a hypodermic needle and a quantity of powder cocaine. Both subjects were placed under arrest and transported to Dunkirk City Jail pending arraignment.
Grant is charges with: Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree-(2 counts) and Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument
Pierce is charged with: Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree and Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument