Modified: December 29, 2016 10:54am
Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit Discovers the Semi-Auto Rifle Next to Occupied Crib
Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports that the Sheriff’s Narcotics and SWAT units teamed up to execute a search warrant at 471 Fillmore in Buffalo yesterday morning, December 28.
The search warrant, signed by New York State Supreme Court Judge Timothy Drury, was executed in the early morning; during the raid, Narcotics Detectives discovered a quantity of marijuana and cocaine along with various items of drug paraphernalia. Also discovered was a semi-automatic rifle with an affixed suppressor, and a full, high-capacity magazine next to an occupied crib.
Antuan Yeomas, a convicted felon, was arrested and charged with a felony count of criminal possession of a loaded firearm, misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of drug paraphernalia, false personation, endangering the welfare of a child and a violation for unlawful possession of marijuana.
Also arrested during the raid was Kiaira McCullough, 21 of Buffalo. She was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and possession of marijuana. The defendant has a prior case pending with child protective services.
Yeomas, 26-years-old, and McCullough are held at the Erie County Holding Center pending their arraignments. In addition to this arrest, Yeomas had multiple warrants out of Rochester.
Child Protective Services was contacted and the infant was placed into the custody of relatives.