Buffalo PD Complete Two Days of East Side Drug Raids

September 22, 2010 Updated Sep 22, 2010 at 8:47 PM EDT

By WKBW Programming

September 22, 2010 Updated Sep 22, 2010 at 8:47 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Buffalo Police Narcotic Squad Detectives completed two days of drug raids on the city’s East Side by executing some 30 search warrants and the arrest of at least 25 individuals.

“Some of the raids executed over last few days were tied to known shooters and gang members in these areas”, said Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda.

Mayor Byron W. Brown said, “The raids on the city’s East side were a direct result of confidential tips received from concerned city residents and excellent police work by the men and women of the Buffalo police department”.

The raids were conducted at an apartment at 783 East Delevan Avenue and another at 907 Glenwood Avenue. In all, police executed search warrants on Carl, Cambridge, East Delavan, Ernst, Glenwood, Moselle, Northumberland, Stevens and Sussex Streets plus other areas including Bennett Village, Goodyear and Langfield.

In all, 25 arrests were made with 6 guns recovered, $10,000.00 in cash seized and confiscated one and a half oz. of crack cocaine, marijuana and various pills including Lortab.

Many of the search warrants conducted on Monday and Tuesday regarding illegal drug activity came from citizens using the Confidential TIPCALL number, Text a Tip(716-847-2255) or the Mayor’s call and resolution center 311 number.