Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force Releases 2014-16 Statistics

JAMESTOWN-WNYNewsNow obtained statistics from the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force Wednesday regarding the specific drugs seized between 2014-16.

Here’s a comprehensive breakdown year-by-year:

2016

  • 80 Search Warrants
  • Cocaine/Crack Cocaine 9.5 Kilos (20.9 Lbs.)
  • Heroin 1,100 bags (3.8 Lbs)
  • Raw Heroin 20 grams (0.705 ozs)
  • Marijuana 34.09 kilos (75 lbs)
  • Methamphetamine 4.9 kilos (10.78 lbs)
  • Asset Forfeiture (Cash)  $150,965

2015

  • 86 Search Warrants
  • Cocaine/Crack Cocaine 32.8 ozs (2.05 lbs)
  • Heroin 31.6 ounces (1.975 lbs)
  • Marijuana 8.18 kilos (18 lbs)
  • Methamphetamine 32.66 ozs (2.04 lbs)
  • Asset Forfeiture (Cash) $61,143

2014

  • 76 Search Warrants
  • Cocaine/Crack Cocaine 15.63 ozs.
  • Heroin 5,110 bags (18.025 ozs)
  • Marijuana 121.02 ozs
  • Methamphetamine 8.053 ozs
  • Asset Forfeiture (Cash) $86,396

“The numbers are the numbers,” Chief Harry Snellings said. Snellings declined further comment when asked if the numbers were truly indicative of the increase in drug trafficking throughout the city.

WNYNewsNow’s Ryan Hedrick has an article involving various May 2017 statistics of the Targeted Enforcement Crime Deterrence Patrols within the North Main St./Prendergast Ave. Corridor here.

2017 statistics to date, as a whole, are currently unavailable.

 

 

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