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Investigation leads to felony drug charges for Fulton pair

by Andrew Henderson

A Fulton pair were arrested recently following the execution of three search warrants in Oswego and Fulton, according to the Oswego County Drug Task Force.

The search warrants were executed following a joint investigation conducted by members of the Oswego County Drug Task Force, the Fulton Police Department and the Oswego City Police Department’s Anti-Crime Team.

Two search warrants that were carried out in the City of Oswego led to the recovery of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and currency.

A third search warrant was performed at a residence in the City of Fulton and resulted in the recovery of approximately 10 grams of both powder and crack cocaine. A handgun was found in close proximity to the cocaine along with U.S. currency.

The weapon was found to have been stolen from a residence in Onondaga County in December of 2012.

As a result of the Oswego City search warrants, William D. Jackson, 32, of Fulton, was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class B felony; third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony; fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony; and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor;

Based on the Fulton search warrant, Jackson was also charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony; fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony; third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class D felony; fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a class E felony; fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class A misdemeanor.

The Fulton search warrant also resulted in Nicole A. Searle, 23, of Fulton, being charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony; fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony; second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor; fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class A misdemeanor; and unlawful possession of marihuana, a violation.

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