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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ SILVER CREEK — Michael A. Acosta-Padilla, 21, of Buffalo, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree criminal possession of marijuana.

Deputies stopped a vehicle at 11:46 p.m. Monday in the village of Silver Creek for a traffic violation. Marijuana along with a semi-automatic pistol, two magazines for that pistol, and several rounds of ammunition were located inside the vehicle.

An investigation found that Acosta-Padilla was allegedly in possession of the firearm, ammunition and marijuana.

He was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.


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