Heroin & Cocaine Discovered After Four Traffic Stops

Modified: July 9, 2019 1:25pm

12/06/2016

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Outstanding Warrants Were Also Discovered

Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports deputies made several arrests this weekend after heroin and outstanding warrants were discovered during traffic stops. 

December 3, 11:56 P.M., Town of Holland – Deputy Bauer stopped a vehicle operated by Sara Tingue, 34, of Yorkshire on Olean Road for traffic offenses.  During the Deputy’s investigation, he discovered various amounts of heroin, cocaine, and marijuana as well as hypodermic needles.  Tingue was arrested and charged with a felony count of criminal possession of cocaine and misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, possession of a hypodermic instrument and having a suspended registration.  The defendant is being held at the Erie County Holding Center on $10,000.00 bail. 

December 4, 4:31 A.M., Town of Clarence – Deputy Day performed a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by Corey Schaefer, 29, of Clarence for equipment violations.  During the investigation, Suboxone was discovered in the subject’s possession and Schaefer was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and four separate vehicle and traffic law infractions.  The defendant was released on appearance tickets for Clarence Town Court. 

December 5, 2:08 A.M., City of Buffalo – Deputy Bauer observed a vehicle make in illegal turn onto Elm Street and traveled the wrong way on a one-way street.  The Deputy initiated a traffic stop and his investigation revealed two occupants of the vehicle had outstanding warrants from area municipalities; drugs were also discovered, including heroin and marijuana.  Subsequently, the Deputy arrested four individuals. 

  1. Kayla Zynda, 18, of Cheektowaga was charged with false personation and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.  Zynda was turned over to the Tonawanda Police Department for outstanding prostitution warrants.

  2. Meghan Daniels, 29, of Buffalo was charged with possession of a hypodermic instrument and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and taken to the Erie County Holding Center pending her arraignment.

  3. Valentino Shine Jr., 32, of Buffalo was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and turned over to the Buffalo Police Department for outstanding warrants.

  4. Valentino Shine Sr., 49, of Buffalo was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and released on tickets for City of Buffalo Court.