Over Eight Pounds Of Pot Seized In Raid

Multiple agencies conduct raid in Dunkirk

Richard Root
October 12, 2017 - 3:22 am
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Dunkirk, NY (WBEN) - Authorities recovered 138 ounces, or 8.625 pounds, of marijuana after a raid on East Main Road in Pomfret.

Multiple agencies executed a search warrant at 3699 East Main Road in Pomfret Wednesday afternoon, which is just outside of Dunkirk and Fredonia.  

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, Dunkirk Police, the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, and the DEA arrested 46-year-old Hammad Zaidi and charged him with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana.

Investigators recovered the marijuana, concentrated cannabis, scales, a vacuum sealer, other materials and money at the scene.

Zaidi was arraigned and taken to the Chautauqua County Jail. Police say he could face additional charges.

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