Weapons and Drug Arrest


Efrain Marin-Sanchez

A 31 year old City of Dunkirk man was arrested early Saturday evening on several charges after City of Dunkirk Police responded to a report of an altercation in Point Gratiot Park during which a subject pulled out a handgun. The ensuing investigation resulted in the seizure of a small quantity of marijuana and a loaded .45 caliber handgun.

Efrain Jose Marin-Sanchez, of Lincoln Ave, Dunkirk, NY, was taken into custody without incident. Marin-Sanchez was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.  Point Gratiot Park was cleared and the Park was closed after several individuals in the crowd became unruly during the investigation. Fredonia Police and Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted in clearing the crowd.

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