Two males, 16-year-old female facing drugs charges

BROCTON — On March 13 at about 2:04 p.m., sheriffs deputies and members of the New York State Police checked for a subject that was wanted on an arrest warrant at 14 John St. in the village of Brocton.

The investigation lead to the arrest of a 16-year-old female on an outstanding arrest warrant, while inside the residence, officers located a quantity of crack cocaine.

Two males were located inside of the residence at this time and were taken into custody. Members of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force were called in to assist, and a search warrant was later obtained from Portland Town Court.

A search of the residence was conducted which resulted in the discovery of a quantity of crack cocaine, narcotic prescription pills, a quantity of marijuana, electronic scales and packaging materials consistent with the sales and distribution of street level narcotics. The 16-year-old female was transported to the Chautauqua County Jail on her outstanding arrest warrant.

She was additionally charged with fourth degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and seven degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Steven J. Andrews and Draonn D. Richardson-Copeland were transported to the Chautauqua County Jail and charged with fourth degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled Substance and endangering the welfare of a child.

All subjects were held at the Chautauqua County Jail pending arraignment.

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