Six Arrested In Dunkirk Drug Raid 

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DUNKIRK, NY (WNY News Now) – Six people were arrested following a drug raid in Dunkirk on Friday. 

Several police agencies, including the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office and Dunkirk Police Department, executed a search warrant at 532 Columbus Avenue following a three months investigation into narcotics sales. 

39-year-old Rodney L. Townsel, 24-year-old Cassandra M. Hicks, 29-year-old Danielle Gee, 40-year-old Angela R. Goetz, 38-year-old Leanne R. White, 42-year-old Fernando Martinez Jr., 45-year-old Brian Kuzdale, and 39-year-old Juan A. Ortiz were taken into custody.  

As a result of the search, investigators allegedly found a .45 cal. Glock handgun, 7.45 grams of fentanyl, 3.0 grams of methamphetamine, 1.85 grams of cocaine/fentanyl mix, scales and packaging material for narcotics sales and $312.00 in US currency.  

All suspects were transported to the Dunkirk Police Department pending arraignment on a variety of charges related to the alleged drug and weapon recovery.  


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