Drug Task Force Sweeps Lockport

November 27, 2013 Updated Nov 27, 2013 at 8:57 PM EDT

By Megan Erbacher

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Drug Task Force Sweeps Lockport

November 27, 2013 Updated Nov 27, 2013 at 8:57 PM EDT

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WKBW/Release) Eight suspected drug dealers were arrested at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in a coordinated sweep through the City of Lockport.

The Niagara County Drug Task Force was joined by the Lockport Police Department, Niagara County Sheriff's Office, New York State Division of Parole, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Niagara Falls Police Department on the arrests.

Eight people were arrested on charges of criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled substance, following a year-long investigation by the task force.

The following suspects were arrested this morning, with more expected in the next few days:

1) Nathaniel Carson Jr. , age 23, arrested at 285 Clinton Street, charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree.

2) Ashley Boyer, age 27, arrested at 616 West Avenue, charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree. She also faces a violation of parole charge.

3) Curtis McCoy, age 51, arrested at 268 Garden Street, charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree.

4) Jerome Drake (also known as Jerone Drake) , age 36, arrested at 260 N. Transit Street, charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree.

5) Anderson Davis Jr., age 20, arrested at the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree.

6) Terrance Hardy, age 29, arrested at the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, charged with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree.

7) Latasha Ford, age 32, incarcerated in the Niagara County Jail on unrelated charges, was charged with one count of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, and one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree.

8) Jeanine Burton, age 23, incarcerated at Albion State Correctional Facility on unrelated charges, was charged with one count of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, and one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree.