SHERIFF’S UNDERCOVER BUYS WIDENS INTO CHEEKTOWAGA DRUG RAID
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the Narcotics Unit arrested two Cheektowaga residents after an investigation in which undercover Deputies purchased crack cocaine multiple times from the individuals. Following a short investigation initiated after undercover buys, the Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit and officers from the Cheektowaga Police Department executed a search warrant at 21 Floreis Court in Cheektowaga Tuesday afternoon. During the raid, Deputies recovered a ¼ ounce of crack cocaine in the dwelling resulting in the arrest of two individuals. Antonio Robinson, 40 of Cheektowaga, is charged with felony counts of criminal possession of a narcotic with intent to sell, criminal possession of a narcotics as well as misdemeanor counts of criminal use of drug paraphernalia, and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Robinson is also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and possessing a controlled substance not in the original container. Also charged following the raid is Kamilyn Barr, 20 of Cheektowaga. Barr is charged with a felony count of criminal possession of a narcotic with intent to sell and a felony count of criminal sale of a narcotic. Robinson, a three-time convicted drug felon, is also charged with endangering the welfare of a child. His two-year-old daughter, whose mother is Kamilyn Barr, was is in the residence with the illegal drugs. County Child Protective Services was contacted, and custody of the child was given to a relative. Both defendants are at the Erie County Holding Center pending their arraignment in Cheektowaga Town Court on Wednesday. Since January 2017, the Erie County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit has conducted twenty-one drug raids that resulted in arrests as wells as recovery of illegal drugs.