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Drugs and multiple guns seized from home in Irving

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Posted at 8:48 AM, Nov 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-11 08:48:32-05

IRVING, N.Y. (WKBW) — Federal agencies say they've seized drugs and multiple guns from a home in Irving, according to a criminal complaint.

The complaint which was filed in federal court in Buffalo states that Franklin White was charged for possession with intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance, and or knowingly and unlawfully possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

According to the complaint, since November 2019 the DEA and Evans Town Police Department, and Town of Hamburg Police Department investigated White and found he was trafficking cocaine, MDMA, and crack cocaine throughout Western New York.

The criminal complaint then says authorities were able to execute a search warrant at his home on Old Lake Shore Road in Irving recovering the following items

  • Mossburg 12 gauge bolt action shotgun, bearing serial number M150094, recovered in a bedroom closet space.
  • Ithaca 12 gauge shotgun, bearing serial number 371198511, recovered in a bedroom closet space.
  • SKS rifle, bearing serial number 110381, in a bedroom closet space.
  • Hi-Point Model 995 9mm carbine, bearing serial number B23531, in a bedroom closet space.
  • Hi-Point Model 995 9mm carbine, with serial number A92611, in a bedroom closet space.
  • Remington bolt action Model 770 rifle, bearing serial number M71723195, in a bedroom closet area.
  • Savage Model 111 300 Winchester Magnum, bearing serial number K256071, in a bedroom closet area.
  • Remington Model 770 30-06 rifle, bearing serial number 71505842, in a bedroom closet area.
  • Remington 870 12 gauge shotgun, bearing serial number CC30153D, in a bedroom closet area.
  • Semi-automatic 22 rifle, with a squirrel engraved on the stock, in a bedroom closet area.
  • Herington and Richardson Model 700 .22 caliber rifle, bearing serial number AU466455, in a bedroom closet area.
  • Loaded Savage Model 11 caliber .243 rifle, bearing serial number F949589, in a bedroom closet area.
  • Mossberg 410 pump action shotgun, bearing serial number L131263, near a nightstand by the bed.
  • Savage Model 111 7mm Remington rifle, bearing serial number H878576, under a television in the bedroom.
  • Mossberg 12-gauge pump action shotgun, bearing serial number T135758, near the kitchen table.
  • Loaded Mossberg 12-gauge Model 500 shotgun, bearing serial number K634149, in the kitchen area between table and cabinets.
  • MAK 90 Norinco rifle, bearing serial number 9472307, in the living room area near the television.
  • .380 Model P380 handgun above a kitchen cabinet in a blue bowel.
  • Wilkinson Arms 9mm carbine, bearing serial number 002231, in the bedroom closet area.
  • Numerous plastic bags of suspected marijuana throughout the residence, some of the bags were vacuum sealed, weighing about 50 pounds.
  • A money counter along with three digital scales with white suspected drug residue were found in the residence, specifically one digital scale was found near the suspected marijuana. Law enforcement also found drug packaging in the back bedroom.
  • A knife with white suspected drug residue powder was also recovered in the residence.
  • Law enforcement also recovered shotgun, rifle, and handgun ammunition corresponding to the caliber of weapons seized inside the residence.