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June 27, 2013- Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard along with the assistance of the Akron Police Department arrested a Martin D. Chapman, 38 years of age, of East Avenue, Akron, New York, following an investigation into marijuana sales in the Village of Akron, NY area. A search warrant signed by Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case  was executed  and Chapman was found to possess approximately 4 pounds of marijuana.  Chapman was charged with  criminal possession of marijuana 2nd degree, a D felony and a A misdemeanor, unlawfully growing marijuana. He was also found in possession of marijuana on his person and charged additionally with a violation of unlawful possession of marijuana. Chapman was taken to the Erie County Holding Center to await arraignment in the Town of Newstead court.

 Any further questions please contact Sr. Detective Alan Rozansky @ 867-6161