On March 27th, 2015, at about 3:22 PM, The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and the City of Dunkirk Police Department stopped Charles J. Fredrick, age 40, of 124 Ruggles St, Dunkirk, NY, in a vehicle on Main St. in the City of Dunkirk. At the time of the vehicle stop, authorities had a Search Warrant that had been issued earlier by Chautauqua County Court Judge John Ward. The search warrant was for Mr. Fredrick and his vehicle. As a result of the search, authorities seized approximately one (1) ounce of cocaine, a large amount of cash, a scale for weighing narcotics, a quantity of marihuana and a late model vehicle. Mr. Fredrick is charged, at this time, with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree. Additional charges will be filed at a later date
As a result of this seizure, authorities obtained a search warrant from Justice Pulci of the Town of Pomfret and searched a residence on Ruggles St. in the City of Dunkirk. From this search, a quantity of marihuana and currency was seized. Mr. Fredrick will face additional charges as a result of this seizure as well. Mr. Fredrick will be held at the City of Dunkirk Jail where he will be held until his arraignment and then he will be subsequently be remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail without bail.
If anyone observes narcotics related activity in their community they are encouraged to call either their local police at 366-0313 or the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force at 1-800-344-8702.