Three Arrested in Lackawanna Drug Raid

Sheriff's deputies and Lackawanna Police combine in six month probe

Tom Puckett
June 14, 2018 - 2:42 pm

Lackawanna, NY (WBEN) Three men have been arrested after a six month narcotics investigation.

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office and officers from Lackawanna’s narcotics unit conducted a joint operation around 2:45 P.M Wednesday.  The two agencies executed a search warrant signed by City of Lackawanna Judge Kenneth Szyszkowski at 79 Roland Ave.  Officers and Deputies recovered approximately 60-pounds of marijuana and nearly $102,000.00 in U.S. Currency.

Lackawanna Police charged 47-year-old Myron To of Flushing, New York, 26-year-old Nicholas O’Connor of Lackawanna, and 24-year-old Mark Shanks of Orchard Park with felony counts of criminal possession of marijuana – greater than 10-pounds.  The defendants were held at the Lackawanna lockup pending their arraignment in Lackawanna City Court.

This raid ended a six-month investigation by the Sheriff’s Narcotics and Intelligence Unit.


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