12 Arrested On Drug And Weapons Charges
A dozen people are facing drug and weapons charges after police executed 14 no-knock search warrants at locations in Utica, New Hartford and Albany.
Officials with the Oneida County Drug Enforcement Task Force say the arrests are the result of a 6-month investigation into the sale of heroin and cocaine in and around Utica.
Police seized cocaine, heroin, handguns, a digital scale and other drug paraphernalia, along with $6,700 in cash.
The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests and charges may be filed.
Arrested were the following individuals:
William S. Brooks, age 22 residing at 685 East Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse NY
Kiara O. Smith, age 32 residing at 303 Rutger Street, Utica NY
Jahnaesha Holliman, age 16 residing at 303 Rutger Street, Utica NY
Eileen M. Austin, age 57 residing at 1551 Steuben Street, Utica NY
Gary L. Austin Sr., age 61 residing at 20 Greenwood Court, Utica NY
Gary L. Austin Jr., age 23 residing at 1551 Steuben Street, Utica NY
Duchane D. Boyd, age 26 residing at 1551 Oneida Street, Utica NY
Rahmel M. Weathers, age 22 residing at 1105 South Street, Utica NY
Tahiem R. Kyser, age 35 residing at 1514 Genesee Street, Utica NY
Shannon S. Patterson, age 26 residing at 1543 St. Vincent Street, Utica NY
Kenna L. Isaac, age 39 residing at 53 Prospect Street, Utica NY
Cornell Weathers, age 26 residing at 8 Manning Square, Albany NY