Man Charged Following Tuesday Morning Drug Raid

JAMESTOWN – A man is facing charges after the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force raided a McKinley Avenue House Tuesday morning.

Antonio A. Sanders Jr., 29, was arrested after Jamestown Police executed a search warrant at 162 McKinley Ave just before 9 a.m.

Police said inside they found a quantity of crack cocaine, powder cocaine and packaging material for the sales and distribution of illegal drugs.

Sanders was charged with third-degree felony criminal possession of a controlled substance, and seventh-degree criminal using drug paraphernalia.

Police additionally charged Sanders with three counts of endangering the welfare of a child as they said there were three small children inside the house during the raid.

Police said the raid is a result of drug agents receiving information that crack cocaine was being sold from the house. Anyone with information on the illegal sales of narcotics in the Jamestown area is asked to contact the Task Force’s Anonymous tip line at (716) 483-8477 or submit tips via the Tips 411 App.

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