Crack cocaine seized following search warrant in City of Oswego

by Andrew Henderson

The Oswego County Drug Task Force and the Oswego Police Department seized several bags of crack cocaine following the execution of a search warrant in a City of Oswego apartment.

Around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, drug task force members and Oswego police searched the upper apartment of 89 E. Cayuga

St. following an investigation into alleged illegal drug activity there.

Nathaniel R. Cosby, 37, of 128 N. Geddes St. Syracuse, and Shinyrra K. Legrand-Thomas, 19, of 254 W. Calthrop St., Syracuse, were charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony; fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, class C felony; and two counts of second-degree criminal using drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor.

Forty-three individually packaged bags of crack cocaine weighing 15.9 grams and approximately $1694.80 in cash were seized along with various drug paraphernalia commonly associated with the use, distribution and sale of illegal drugs.

The defendants were held awaiting arraignment in Oswego City Court. The investigation is ongoing and further arrests may result from the investigation.

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