Sound of fireworks leads to drug arrest

Posted at 12:32 PM, Jun 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-01 20:11:02-04

A man in Fredonia was arrested for allegedly having fireworks and cocaine.

Fredonia Police say officers responded to the sound of fireworks and found Brian Santiago Montanez leaving a bag containing several different types of fireworks, and another bag with several smaller bags of suspected cocaine, on the ground.

Police also say Montanez had a large quantity of cash when arrested.

Fredonia Police say further investigation showed Montanez is currently on parole for criminal possession of a controlled substance.