Sheriff Timothy B Howard reports that his patrol units, with the assistance of the Narcotics Unit, executed a search warrant at 127 Franklin Street, apartment 5A, in Springville, NY. The search warrant yielded numerous drug paraphernalia, and quantities of marijuana and hashish.
Devon P. Brown, 20 years old, was taken into custody at the residence. Two other residents, Michael P. Epstein, 24 years of age, and Elisa M. Heim, 20 years of age, were contacted and turned themselves in at the Springville substation. All subjects were charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, an A Misdemeanor; Criminal Possession of Marijuana, a B Misdemeanor; Criminal Sale of Marijuana, an E Felony; and Criminal use of Drug Paraphernalia, an A Misdemeanor. Brown was transported to the Erie County Holding Center pending his arraignment. Epstein and Heim were released on appearance tickets.
Any additional information, please contact Senior Detective Alan Rozansky.