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July 24, 2013- Grand Island, NY- Sheriff Tim Howard reports the arrest of two Grand Island residents after receiving numerous complaints from residents about suspected narcotics trafficking and usage.

 On July 24th, 2013,  at approximately 8:45PM, Andrew M. Cerrillo 22, of Grand Island Blvd. Grand Island, was arrested and charged with unlawfully possession of  marijuana after the vehicle he was operating was stopped pursuant to a narcotics investigation.

 Shortly after the traffic arrest, at approximately 10:15PM, the Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant signed by Grand Island Town Justice Mark Frentzel at a Schwegler Road address.  A  17 year old minor, residing at this address, was arrested and charged with 4 drug misdemeanors and a violation:

 Criminal possession of a controlled substance

2 counts of criminal use of drug paraphernalia

Criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument

Unlawfully possession of marijuana.


Both defendants are scheduled to appear in Grand Island Town Court.