A Dunkirk man has been charged with selling cocaine in the city.
According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department, Bobby Allen, 34, of 14 Genet St. was taken into custody Friday on an outstanding grand jury indictment warrant. A warrant had been issued for his arrest following a secret grand jury by the District Attorney's Office.
An investigation conducted by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force alleges that Allen has sold quantities of cocaine to task force agents on numerous occasions from his residence.
Allen was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. Additional charges are pending.
Authorities continue to ask members of the community to call the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force at 1-800-344-8702 or Dunkirk police at 363-0313 when they observe suspicious narcotic related activity in their area.