Modified: April 6, 2016 9:51am
Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports that Justin Austin, 27 of Buffalo, was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies after a quantity of cocaine was found during his admission into at the Erie County Holding Center.
Just after 7 p.m., Monday, a Deputy working the intake search area observed and newly arrived inmate acting suspicious and nervous. The Deputy inquired about possible contraband with negative results. Deputies were authorized to conduct a more thorough search of the inmate and discovered a quantity of cocaine concealed in the subject’s underwear. The contraband was surrendered without incident and no additional contraband was discovered.
The defendant was remanded to the holding center on $10,000 bail following his arraignment on robbery charges in the Town of Cheektowaga. Arnold faces additional criminal charges for the contraband as well as administrative discipline.