Fentanyl, Cocaine, Weapons Recovered By Investigators In Dunkirk

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DUNKIRK, NY (WNY News Now) – Fentanyl, cocaine, weapons and cash were recovered by narcotics investigators at a residence in the City of Dunkirk on Friday.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says the raid of 88 Maple Street, the lower apartment, followed a two-months long investigation with Dunkirk Police.

Inside the residence 5.98 grams of fentanyl, .10 grams of cocaine, scales and packaging material for narcotics sales, a dagger, a bullet proof vest, a 20-gauge shotgun and $965 were located.

53-year-old Curtis Nash and 32-year-old Mercedes Melendez were arrested and both charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal possession of a weapon.


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